Candlelights And Roses

The light of the moon shone on the walls of the balcony. He enjoyed the serenity as the night air blew on his afro fade cut and his brown eyes navigated the busy landscape ahead of him, his eyes sometimes meeting those of the Statue of Liberty. He had stood there for three hours, lost …

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Midnight Shenanigans.

Its 2:17am. We can hear the fan of the air conditioner hum as we lay quiet in white sheets, the movie “Me Before You” playing on the television which rests on the wall right in front of the bed. I am wearing a black t-shirt and grey shorts, right palm behind my head, thinking about …

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Happy Independence Day Nigeria

This was written by Amarachi Goretti, a Nigerian medical student in Ghana. Here is what she has for Nigeria,revised by me.         ********************************************* There is no love greater than that of loving someone despite their imperfections. Nigeria will ALWAYS have my heart no matter how hopeless things seem.Nigeria is a delightful place …

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To Be Free

Halima looked through the window,across the field towards the fence behind which promised the freedom she had itched for for a long while. She went to the door at the opposite end of the room and placed her ears on its steel. No sound. No one passing. Quickly she ran back to the window and …

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Disbelief 

  It was a beautiful morning. The day had finally painted the sun across the sky to reveal the alluring scenery of the village of umu-obara to Ikechukwu. He woke up early today to prepare mentally for the journey that awaited him that day. He and some of his colleagues were doing their youth service …

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That Song

Does anyone know that song?!That melody that hushes anger to halcyon  Bringing with it the desperation to forgive  And melting the icy grudges we harbor against one another  Without thinking I would learn the notes  To that song that brings happiness to the children homeless  To the little ones that scavenge because more money is …

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When Silence Speaks

  The only light that floated across Hakeem's room was that from a lamp on a table nearby and from the hallway, broken into different directions by the figure standing at the door. Hakeem stared at his likely harbinger of death point a gun at him. He wasn't fazed by this. He sat on his …

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