Category Archives: Fiction, Non-fiction and Poetry

“Re-create yourself” – 48 Laws of Power

“(A writer is) a dangerous person to disagree with” – T.S.Eliot

“A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it.” – Cyril Connolly

A child for her husband

Agbudu Village, Southeast Nigeria, December 27, 1956. The kitchen was a semi-enclosed, wooden structure with matted roof made from leaves of palm trees, built a short distance from the six-bedroom bungalow which was the Aneke-Onyia’s residence. Smoke emitted from the … Continue reading

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Short Story Sunday: Tested Love

Grunting, just as Matron had coached them during ante-natal classes, Ujuaku cursed this thing called childbirth. Why do women have to suffer excruciating pains just to be called mothers? Ugonna certainly hadn’t busted a sweat when he planted the seed … Continue reading

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An abandoned wife’s prayer

My God, who has forsaken Me and my beloved daughters. You, who empower leaders And give palm trees wine, Have chosen to forsake us. Turning deaf ears to our prayers. Oh! That I should sit and mourn The loss of … Continue reading

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A Poem Titled “The President”

The number one citizen he is called A title coveted by many and respected But belongs to one, who is “loved”   One with a legion of advisers Most of whom  are sycophants Who carry portfolios Suggesting ideas   Ideas … Continue reading

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