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The road leading to the cottage was host to thousands of dry fallen leaves that gave a musical number as they crackled under each revolution of the van’s tyres. It was the second time I would be in the farm house, the first being immediately after my birth eight years ago. I had always spent…

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Blackened walls, dirt marked, spittle and stale sweat drenched, lower parts adorned with fading traces of fecal stains. Lean fingers trail their path along the edifice. Back and forth, from one end to another. He is absent minded. The boy. The memory was there of that one time when that mother had forced out mucus…

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epilepsy and shame
Jul 19

For Munir

My dearest Munir, I call you dearest because of all the men I have met you are the one after my heart. I miss you Munir. I know we see each other once a month but I miss you. I thought I’ll say that part quickly before I lose my courage. Ours wasn’t a typical…

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Dear Augusta, So I will see you again tomorrow in church. The thought of it makes me feel like 50 bolts of lightning. I try every Sunday to keep my eyes away. Sometimes, I do well. Sometimes, I don’t. I don’t admit anything. I just know you are the only coloured object on a landscape…

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It feels like heaven. Betty is convinced that she has met her soul mate, that fate has eventually brought them together. He is everything she has ever desired, they have so many things in common and he ‘loves’ her. It was love at first sight, the connection was magical. She believes that no one can…

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A friend called me recently to tell me a former colleague of mine was getting married and asked if I was interested in buying Aso ebi. My response was NO. At the risk of sounding harsh, please see below my reasons for saying no: 1) No more unnecessary spending and buying Asoebi, I need to…

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You tried to tell her how you felt about her. As she laughed at your dope punchlines and word-puns, you thought you were winning her heart. But then she said, “Uncle, I see you like a brother from another mother”. You nearly fainted from the shock but you managed to hold on to a nearby pole. As you walked home,…

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This right here is the meaning of “dilemma”. People give a lot of different responses when asked but I’m pretty sure none of them would actually know what to do when faced with the situation. So here’s my analysis, from a girl’s point of view; The friend in question. How does she act generally when…

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I remember our first kiss. Thank God for truth or dare. I remember how our ‘minute’ was a lot longer than usual. I remember the stolen kiss by the kitchen door frame. I remember slow dancing with you and the kiss that followed. Your knees buckled and I forgot how to breathe.

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Amanda and Biodun were very good friends, best friends, for a long time before they became lovers then partners. It is why Amanda had begun to stare into Biodun; peering into his face. Reading his eyes. Searching his features. Because, you see, Amanda had seen Biodun in all his varying forms: happy, sad, guilty, confused…

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Once this is established, plan for it in whichever way you plan such things, and make it at either your place or their place. Don’t make it at a neutral place, like a hotel. Hotel sex is something neither of you a ready for at this point in a developing friendship.