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African Writer

Short Story

Tasting Fear

I smelt fear for the first time when mom died. Strangers, loud mouthed and boisterous, dragged us through dark alleys smelling of rotting red meat and wilting vegetables, yelling “I have what you want”, “Come, buy from me”. Dad always…

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When Trouble Sleeps

He tossed and tossed around for so long that he was forced to sit up. He was covered in sweat despite the maddening rush of the ceiling fan above. He turned to his side and looked at his beautiful wife…

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