Two Tales

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Her mother’s departure was her initiation. “This world has nothing to give you, stop expecting so much” Those were her final words before she took the long walk and never returned. It was a cold rainy evening, in a room by the... Read More

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Night Bus

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I’ll be travelling for nothing less than 15hours. It’s meant to be a 10-hour journey but put in all the Nigerian factors; bad roads, pot holes, check points that are actually extortion points, car breakdown etc. We will definitely be... Read More

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Near-Water Village

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The smell of wet grass and chirping of birds ushered him into the square. A place he had known vaguely to be home. Trees bent at the top, formed canopies to block the scorching heat of the sun. He smiled as he watched children play in circles under... Read More

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