Wondering |A work of non-fiction

March 23, 2019 David 0

All I’ve done is taken down some random thoughts about the life I live, and some of the things I think and believe. A man doesn’t live half a lifetime and more, without thinking and believing in something. I don’t claim to be anymore right or wrong than anyone else. […]

Hurricane | Fiction

March 23, 2019 Shedrach Esin 0

The wind took out the traffic lights and the power in my doctor’s bldg. I had to walk down three flights of stairs, with a flashlight, when I was still in physical therapy to help me regain my walking. Had to have someone help me down the stairs. Outside, the […]

While | A work of non-fiction

March 19, 2019 Shedrach Esin 0

There was a time in life, for a while there, I felt a great emptiness, a great confusion, a great hunger and thirst, as if nothing and no one could ever fill me adequately enough. It was a time of habits and of cravings, where I was indulging falsely, trying […]

This Savage God | poetry

March 15, 2019 David 0

Calamity hides under cover lurking in corners ready to rear its head. It lies in neat lab reports charting white blood cells run wild. What is this savage God who pushes us down to comas? Sneaking along icy roads daylight ends while sea gulls circle steel grey skies. Brake belts […]

Clandestine | poetry

March 15, 2019 David 0

In the rinse of another grey day unrolling before us like an empty film. I want to scream out against flat skies, tear up coarse air. Another grey day gnawing at me sounding metallic beats putting me through its paces with long lists of minutiae. Acrid weariness crawls up spine. […]

What My Aunty Told Me | Short Story

March 8, 2019 David 1

Those days are memorable,when I was only the child of my parent. Mom told me I was very good but I knew it myself.”A as in Apple” gently and softly I recite my alphabetical chart,when ever am tried she’ll come to my aid and give a nudge. “Oya! A for […]

Intuition | Fiction

February 28, 2019 David 0

Barry Burns has just finished a comforting chat, about whatever came to mind between the two of them, with his good old friend, Louis Brown, on the landline today, the whole way to the big city, from way down in the unfamiliar country. It’s raining good and proper up there, […]

A Farmer And The Nature |Story

February 28, 2019 Shedrach Esin 0

There was a Town near a river, it was a peaceful town ever in its time. People in it were happy and joyous for being blessed with it. It was full of assorted mineral resources and the greener was their main source of wealth. Everybody ate and fed well. The […]

Eleventh Hour | Poetry

February 28, 2019 David 1

Wrapped in darkness we can no longer deceive ourselves. Our smiling masks float away. We snake here, there from one side to another. How many times do we rip off blankets only to claw more on? Listening to zzzzzz of traffic, mumble of freight trains, fog horns. Listening to wheezing, […]

African Girl Child, Episode2

February 13, 2019 Shedrach Esin 0

Episode Two Early in the morning, after Nnenna and her children had taken their birth and had their break fast. Nnenna put Ada-ora to bed for siesta. “Nne” Ndidi called her to the passage “yes” Nnenna replied “What did you say that happened in the village, that made you to […]