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    RESIGNATION

    I do not think of you Because I fear I might love you more. I do not tell you how I feel Because I hate to be vulnerable. I do not…

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    YELLOW, THE COLOUR OF RESILIENCE

    The bus jerked to a halt. I was taken unawares and nearly hit my head on the dashboard. The driver stretched out his right hand to hold me back and rested…

  • Lifestyle Stories

    LOVE By My Own Rules

    When I began to bloom and my eyes betrayed the butterflies that thoughts of a man trapped in my belly, friends and loved ones reeled off the rules. “Do not love…

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    Like A Brother To Me (Part 3)

    “I hope your mascara is tear-proof. I don’t trust the bride to hold back her customary tears during the vows o.” That was Ezinwanne, one of my bridesmaids, talking to the…

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    Like A Brother To Me (Part 2)

    When we began, it felt awkward.He reached out to hug me whenever we met, while I was still accustomed to chopping knuckles with him. He introduced me as his “babe” when…

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    Like A Brother To Me (Part 1)

    “Sorry I need to leave now. I have an emergency,” I said. He stared at me, unable to hide his disappointment. Poor fellow. I was disappointed too. This was my chance…

  • Lifestyle Stories

    Several Routes Can Lead Home

    Sometime ago, on a WhatsApp group I belong to, someone asked a question. She said, “What if you wake up to find that for the past ten years, everything that happened…

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    I Would Have

    Uso m, I came over for the weekend so we can have a crucial discussion. While waiting for you to return, I was looking round the house for something to keep…

  • Occasions Stories

    Chicken And Christmas

    It was mother’s call that jolted me from my sleep. It was 5:45 am. I hissed as I reached for my tablet. I had planned to sleep in till 10 am…