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Fiction 6 Comments

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

Fiction 15 Comments

The Siren Call

There is a wisdom that comes from having your heart broken more times than the number of beers you’ve downed in your lifetime. It’s like Archimedes and the damned crown.

Series (Non-Fiction) 20 Comments

THE HUSTLE OF A RAINBOW (Episode 9)

The last time you heard from me, I was in a relationship with Cici, happily in love and all. That was in faraway February. It was just another February past

Series (Non-Fiction) 20 Comments

THE OPEN LOVE LETTERS: Entry 6

Dear You I have something to say. Two years ago, Love found me. It wasn’t a perfect love but I was happy – because he was my everything. He was

Our Stories 9 Comments

Love Breaketh Man

It was an early morning during the school holiday. I hadn’t had sex in a few weeks and being a young man in his parents’ house, I never brought anyone

Editor's Desk 2 Comments

How To Get Over Your Ex—And Love Again

In the past couple of months, I’ve been in a position where a few friends were undergoing heartbreak over ended relationships, and because of my battle to get over my

Our Stories 9 Comments

You CAN Lose What You Never Had

When I was a growing child, I had an image of what love was meant to be. It was what most kids saw when we watched our Disney cartoons –

Our Stories 20 Comments

I’M SORRY I BROKE YOUR HEART

I’ll be honest. I’ll be true. I’ll try to tell it as it is. But I fear that I will fail. We were getting serious, and it scared me. Being

Series (Non-Fiction) 17 Comments

THE OPEN LOVE LETTERS: Entry 5

Dear Trouble, When I first met you, I thought you were young and naïve. I thought you were a mistake. To me, you were the scratch to an itch. The

Series (Non-Fiction) 11 Comments

THE OPEN LOVE LETTERS: Entry 4

Dear You  Every time I think about 2015 and I remember how my heart stayed shattered for all of that year, I find myself wondering for the umpteenth time how