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My Heart Bleeds for Her

By Whitney Wetosi: My Heart Bleeds For Her Somedays I look at my daughter Sleeping peacefully, no frowns marring her face And then the tears come, as I stroke her hair My heart bleeds for her This tiny soul, who…

GOT LOVE

By OKECHUKWU VITUS: All I could remember, Was the love given, Which I didn’t take, I didn’t leave behind. I wanted the lover to work. And towards the love needed. Inside I cried for it, Not want it mess me…

A Stranger in My Body

By Whitney Wetosi: There is a stranger in my body. The stranger’s beats keep me alive, alive to witness beautiful sunsets and sunrises. The stranger was given to me on an operating table, put inside me to bring forth life,…

AMAZED, OKECHUKWU CHIDOLUO VITUS

By OKECHUKWU VITUS: I simply over whelmed, The sight I see. What I have read. The struggle of hope. Was just like in Nigeria. That our author has written, The world will not be enough, For the one who loves…

LOST, OKECHUKWU CHIDOLUO VITUS

By OKECHUKWU VITUS: LOST OKECHUKWU CHIDOLUO VITUS THE world not enough, If you leave it behind, Without a family and love ones, You never really know, Where you are today. You stopped reading and learning, You are too old for…

Spectator

By Queen Oladoyin: Deyinka was not particularly a beauty and her mother made sure to repeat it often, especially now that her marriage was at the verge of crumbling. It had become a song Deyinka was tired of listening to.…

The Days When …

By Whitney Wetosi: The days when I could paint my lips And walk around comfortably in public The days when short dresses were my thing Flaunting my hourglass figure as I walked They were the days when I walked with…

Memories

By Stephanie Mbachu: Memories Wanna be able to write your name in my heart Even when we fall apart Wanna be able to scream and yearn for your touch Even when my soul goes oblivion Memories of you written boldly…

Pain in Light

By Stephanie Mbachu: Pain in light Waking up everyday Ought to be a miracle Yet it’s not I be living in a mirage The struggles Heal my soul from crumbles The meat on my table I wouldn’t get without tears…