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Fiction

Short Story

Blood and Oil

My name is Ebikare. I live with my mother, she is a food vendor beside the new exploration site right next to the wharf. I never got to meet my father, he left when mama was still carrying me in…

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Fiction

HIM

He was tall, as tall as I can remember. He was handsome, as handsome as I can remember. He always laughed at how fat I am and he would always expect me to laugh but I would always wear a…

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Fiction

All Or Nothing

I stand looking through the glass Staring at the father bouncing his baby girl on his laps She giggles in glee as he places her on his knee Her chubby fingers touch his face as her eyes look in wonder…

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Fiction, Short Story

Nostalgia

Nneka looked at herself in the mirror one last time before picking her tote bag to leave. The idea that she seemed too casual crossed her mind. Her satin tights had a slight tear just below her crotch and her…

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Short Story

Two Plus One

Becca banged the gate the third time. The sun was at its best, hence she was very hot and uncomfortable in her thick cotton cardigan. “Where’s the gate man?” she asked no one in particular. A shout to come for…

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Short Story

Mute, Mute

Mine is a story of unhinged lust and sacrilege. My name is Okiemute Omotekoro Ighovavwerhe. I am from the Urhobo tribe of Delta State, Nigeria, West Africa. I have a passioned hate for myself and all that surrounds me. This…

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