Short stories

WHEN THE SILENCE ISN’T QUIET

Written by: Itunuoluwa Ajayi-Albert I looked up at the clock. It was 10pm. As I wiped my face with a face towel, her countenance was sorrowful. She was pallid. “Dayo, is everything alright?” I managed to mutter as I laid my wet toothbrush on the bed-side table and moved closer to her with my towel …

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WHY I STOPPED BELIEVING IN SEXUAL PURITY

(Based on a true life story) Written by Fruitful E. John “Haa!” My mouth opened wide at once. Then gradually, my lips came back together. I raised my head and nodded it like an agama lizard. “You may choose not to believe me. But that’s the truth. I saw it.” Kemi said again. My mind …

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NOSTALGIA

Written by Shalom Adedokun I stared at the screen the umpteenth time! Was I running crazy or was the fatigue extreme? “I am not stupid.” I muttered to myself whether to console myself or to bring order to my life only God knows. I held my throbbing head as if it would bring life to …

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THIS THING CALLED GRACE 2

Story 2 Written by Shalom Adedokun I sighed in exasperation as I watched Bola Collins troop to the altar. What exactly was the problem with Bola? Why was she kneeling at the altar yet again? A lot of questions attacked my mind like a pack of bloodthirsty mosquitoes. But no answer was forthcoming, no matter …

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DABIRA- FINAL EPISODE

“Dabira.” My Mum called me excitedly one evening causing me to wonder what was happening. “Yes Ma.” “It’s Dami; Michael called to say her water broke. She has been rushed to Dr Adeyemo’s Hospital.” I changed my clothes quickly and joined Mum and Dad as we all rushed into the vehicle and drove to the …

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