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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

Editor's Desk 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

Our Stories 45 Comments

BLEEDING HEART

I saw him even before he saw me. He was an ugly man by every standard – short, scrawny and as black as charcoal. I had no interest in him

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Random Questions II

There are people who shrug off their breakup like it’s just another event in the life of a Nigerian. And then there are those who practically go through the valley

Poetry 8 Comments

HOME

Together we sat Under a leaking roof Misery, I and a broken heart * Two moons and a quarter Through the clanging of bells And the period of the sleigh

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People Always Leave

People always leave… I remember the words ever so clearly now from a TV show I watched a few years back. People always leave, she’d said. And I never really

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YOUR POISON

You remember the first day you saw him; he had been wearing a blue shirt. It had been remarkable because it was your orientation week and you first-years had not

Editor's Desk 18 Comments

THE OPEN LOVE LETTERS: Entry 3

Dear You Last night was very hard. Actually, it wasn’t all of last night. I woke up by 2am to a night that was breathing peacefully. It felt like something

Series (Fiction) 35 Comments

1213-2

Previously on 1213… * “I beg your pardon?” I said, my eyes narrowing with fire banking in their depths. My hands were trembling. Aliu tipped his chin, his expression knowing and