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FOR THE LOVE OF THE BIG BLACK COCK

How many times have you pulled down the zipper of that shag you’d been wanting to have with the zeal of a trained whore and the determination of a politician?

Our Stories 14 Comments

THIS IS WHY WE LIVE

The first time you tried to hang yourself, you could not find a rope in the house. Later, you’d discover one rolled up in a corner in the storeroom behind

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The First And Many Other Times

I wish I could tell that exact moment I discovered I was attracted to guys. I can’t. I remember when I was in shorts, my mates and I would go

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

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THE DEVIL UNDER YOUR SKIN

I want to tell you a story about life. And it begins and ends with my very first boyfriend. For the purpose of this story, I will call him ‘Karl’.

Poetry 12 Comments

Musa loved Obi

Musa loved Obi His chest was his ruby. They were a pair of eyes that blinked together They sang songs of forever. * Musa was the hibiscus in Obi’s childhood

Poetry 9 Comments

Lemonade: The Poetry (A Gay Man’s Perspective)

This is an ode to gay men who have been in abusive relationships. Originally from Beyoncé’s Lemonade visual album, here is a gay man’s perspective of the poetry. PART 1:

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THE OTHER SIDE OF HEALING

Growing up, some of us had things we kept in locked boxes. Things we pushed far away into the darkest parts of our minds. Hoping they’d never see the light.

Poetry 1 Comment

Scars Of Love

If the skies are blue Roses red and the grass green My love for you would be dark The tar of charcoal, like a black hole Where stars dare not

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