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With A Little Frosting On The Candy (Part 2)

Previously on With A Little Frosting On The Candy… * On Saturday evening, a few minutes past 5pm, I walked into Belmund Cakes to collect my cake and pay up

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With A Little Frosting On The Candy

WRITER’S NOTE: The following is a work of fiction. * Belmund Cakes was a small office in the back flat on the first floor of Citi Center. The doorway and the

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THE CHILDREN OF THE NOTHING

She sat on the brown upholstered couch, her favorite spot in the old duplex home. A portrait of her family was in her slightly arthritic right hand, and her phone

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ALL I WANTED

We kissed. Our lips met and parted and meshed. I shook in uncertainty as your beard sensually grazed my chin. There was fire and it burned so sweet. I tasted

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FIND YOUR JOY

Dad called. His 70 year old voice crackled rustily through the phone. It was filled with a mixture of loneliness and longing. “Rotimi, I know you are very busy. I

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BECAUSE YOU LOVED

Writer’s Note: This story is inspired by true events. You loved him and he loved you too. At least you thought he did. He could pass as your shortest relationship

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All That Matters

The kiss… It was important that you remembered the kiss because you knew. You don’t really know why, but you knew that you had to cherish that moment, that space

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Underwater

The room was spinning, my eyelids felt heavy. I could hear someone pacing in the room. “Who is in my room?” I asked lazily. My voice sounded like a drowsy

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THE CONVERSATION

Before I found out the meaning of the word ‘effeminate’, I was already aware of how much of a girl I was. Then, I would have given a finger to

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HE IS AKIN

Writer’s Note: The following narration is a work of fiction inspired by true life events. * I was hidden in the crowd the day it happened – the day he