Tag "Death"

Fiction 6 Comments

WITHOUT YOU

“What’s life without you?” I asked with his hand tightly held in both of mine. He chuckled and his eyes gleamed as if they were filled with all the life

The Happenings 4 Comments

Author and LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina is dead at 48

Kenyan author and LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina is dead. The passing of the acclaimed literary giant founder of the Nairobi-based journal Kwani was confirmed by his family. Binyavanga, who came

Our Stories 15 Comments

IF TOMORROW NEVER COMES

I was at a friend’s place one Saturday afternoon. We were gisting and our conversation went from the latest movies to cool, crazy, meaningful and meaningless music, to happenings in

Fiction 27 Comments

Vanish

August 25, 2015 was the third anniversary of when I met my boyfriend Damien. We had finally gotten over the one time he’d cheated on me and decided to celebrate

The Happenings 5 Comments

Hugh Hefner Passes Away At Age 91

Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy magazine and iconic frontman of the sexual revolution, died at his home, the Playboy Mansion, yesterday. He was 91, and died of natural causes,

Series (Fiction) 29 Comments

1213-6

Previously on 1213… * “No, I don’t think so,” Baker said as he nursed his drink. “What is ‘no’? Think about it,” I said insistently. “He broke off his wedding.

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1213-4

For three days, I stuck my Aliu’s side, driving him to the hospital and taking him home whenever he let himself be convinced to go home for a shower and

Series (Fiction) 23 Comments

SNAPSHOTS: Broken

Previously on SNAPSHOTS… * The nightmares would start differently but would always end the same, with Waliu’s face looking at him with dead eyes. He didn’t know why he dreaded

The Happenings 15 Comments

Iconic Musical Genius Prince Passes On At 57

The 57-year-old singer was found unresponsive Thursday morning in an elevator at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota, Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson said. Paramedics tried to perform CPR but

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Those Awkward Moments (Final Episode)

“Excuse me, nurse,” Mother said to the uniformed woman manning the desk, “could you please tell us where we can find Ngozi Okoli? She was brought in earlier –” “From