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A VIOLENT SHADE OF RED

Love, they say, conquers all things. I’m now sure that that’s not entirely true. For I wonder why love hasn’t conquered all the pain that have weighed down on my

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NEVER FELT BEFORE

He looks like a dream sitting across from me. I’d stopped listening to everything else but the sound of my own heartbeat. It drums in my chest, becoming the only

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A Rehearsal for Loneliness

My ex-boyfriend is seated opposite me, here in my friend’s house. Calling him “ex” makes me feel some type of way, because our breakup was not exactly conventional. You know,

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DO I?

“Mike!” It is then that I snap out of my reverie. “Do you know how many times I’ve called you?” Eric asks with his big brown eyes looking searchingly into

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Now, Obi Knows

THEN Obi was sitting on a mattress, his back against the wall in a dirty hostel room the first time you saw him. There were other people in the room

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IRRESISTIBLE

It was three years ago when I had my first gay sex and this is how it happened. I am a civil servant in one of the eastern states of

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ONE WITH HIM

One hand is resting on the arm of the chair, the other droops loosely over the side, trailing on the ground. Eyes shut, head tilted back, tie loosened haphazardly around

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WHAT IF SHE KNOWS?

He wakes up in the morning to a beautiful euphony, his dick stiff and his bones slightly aching from last night’s Happy Hour duty. It is a Sunday morning. Asa

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LOVE BEYOND BORDERS

I remember when his hair caught fire. We were playing a game of chess at the dining table, with a candle since the rechargeable lamp was low on battery. He

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A POSSIBLE THING

The house was still, in fact too still for a place usually known for noise. Folawiyo had just walked into the room—where his parents sat discussing the recent Independence anniversary