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Marymartin Okoabu

Marymartin, a native of Oshimili north local government area of Delta state. A student of the University of Calabar studying Human Anatomy. A writer/poet and and book enthusiast.

A NEW DAWN

By Marymartin Okoabu: The bike man dropped him in front of his compound and he brought out crisped #200 note and paid him. The man zoomed off making a loud noise that added to the trepidation that was gradually building…

NEPOTISM/DIVINE-FAVOUR

By Marymartin Okoabu: Nepotism is favouritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power as by giving them jobs. Divine-favour is an honour or blessings believe to come from God. It can also be said to be favouritism…

A SUNLIGHT TALE

By Marymartin Okoabu: If you rub your palms together, quickly and repeatedly so, you will feel the exact heat I feel in-between my legs right now. I clamp them tightly shut. I am sitting on the floor with my back…

FRIENDS

By Marymartin Okoabu: Friendship is like flowers, It adds beauty to life, But if not cared for, Can wilt and die. Friends are like diamonds, Very precious, But if not valued, can be stolen from you. Moments with friends are…

366 DAYS

By Marymartin Okoabu: It started with a pandemic, That shook the world terribly, Many were made anaemic, And many died tragically. A lockdown was announced, That sent many scurrying indoors, But still they pronounced, More cases with lesser cures. Starved…

A CHRISTMAS STORY

By Marymartin Okoabu: Dauda wiped the perspiration from his face with his white handkerchief and looking at it, he noticed it was gradually turning brown. He angrily threw it away and began the long trek towards the airport. He checked…

GREATER THAN PAIN

By Marymartin Okoabu: I am empty soul. A void so deep as the ocean as filled me. I have no words to describe what I feel inside. I am just like a chaff blown about by the wind. My parents…

A DARK MIND

By Marymartin Okoabu: He wanted a taste, He tore at her in a haste, His was a lust to fill, Hers was a beast to still. Her cries couldn’t get to him, His moans drowned them all, Her legs fought…