Fiction

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Formula TS-69

Due to my sensitive skin, it had always been hard for me to find a brand of soap that didn’t break me out. There were a handful of brands that

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When the Spirit Leads You

1. The first time I saw her, I had to bite my upper lip to keep myself from staring. She was singing in a church that I only decided to

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Vocal Stimulation

I’d been working a second job at an AT&T customer service call center for a little over a year and it was the easiest job I’d had in my life.

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Seeing Without Knowing

I’d known I was getting a new neighbor the moment the “for rent” sign disappeared from the townhouse next to mine. However, it was about two and a half weeks

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“I Ain’t Gay, But…”

When I got in a fight with one of my homeboys and my other two homeboys sided with him over me, I moved out of our apartment and in with

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Temi’s Epiphany

He was finally in Enugu. With bated breath, he typed. Hello. Temi had seen the small green light beside the username which indicated that he was online, but noticed that

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Sugar Flowers and Buttercream

When the governor of my state brought his workmen and construction trucks to demolish some parts of the street I live in, in a bid to expand it as part

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One Too Late

Muna is a fine gentleman. When I look at him, I feel like God looked into my heart and designed him just the way I have grown to like my

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The Lies You Told

You listen to the sounds of the evening: the crickets chirping, the frogs croaking, the birds’ evensong. You drown your feelings in the peace you get only from nature. Peace

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AN ACCEPTABLE TOGETHER

“HELP!” I want to scream all the time, but I’m not quite sure who would hear my cry. It’s a feeling of dread, a pang in my chest, a never-ending