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A Reality Of PTSD

Seven seconds after agreeing to his request to stay the night, I regretted it. He was a hookup, a first time meet who had agreed to come to my place.

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THE ACTUAL CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE

There are many ways Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone resonated with me. There is first the obvious: the thrill of inhabiting a world woven by Adeyemi of an

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ARABIAN NIGHTS

“Are you the guy I was texting?” he asked as I made to unlock the door. His voice was mild and unconfrontational, with an undertone of fear. “Yes, I am,”

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

The judges have returned with the winning stories for the birthday giveaway pride literary competition. And the four stories are posted below. We will reach out to the winners on

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IT’S IN ME. IT’S IN HIM

Danny is my late father’s last-born brother, older than me by not more than 6 years. Like my other uncles, he was very close to my family when my father

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LET ME SING A SONG ABOUT LIFE (Part 3)

Previously on A SONG ABOUT LIFE… * Even though I had shown him the possibility through gay porn, my best friend, Segun initially said no to having sex with me.

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365 Days With E

It’s been 365 days since you agreed to be my girl. I’m literally writing this a few hours after I called you, crying because I’d hurt myself. That’s how much

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LOVE IS A MURDER

It was toward the end of the thirteenth episode of Legacies, in the scene where Hope was struck with grief over the loss of Landon, that the hauntingly beautiful soundtrack

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LET ME SING A SONG ABOUT LIFE (Part 2)

Previously on  A SONG ABOUT LIFE… * At the time my romance with the Hausa trucker was ending, us final year students had started preparing for our WAEC exams. Then

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LET ME SING A SONG ABOUT LIFE

The preparation for my field trip to Nigeria in May filled me with memories. Some of which filled me with some worry about the decisions I’ve made where I put