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Kasumu explained in Yoruba to the woman that the name of the person whose family they sought was Tyler, but he was certain that wasn’t the name he was known with back home. He produced the picture and the...
The moment my head hit the pillow, tears start rolling down my face. A flashback of my reaction was all it took to make me regret everything I said to my mother. I know I hurt her, there is...
Kogberegbe approached his car, a frown on his face. Kasumu looked sober as he apologized, “I’m really sorry about earlier.” “No, you are not!” Kogberegbe spat at him, “Because if you are truly sorry, you will take corrections as I...
Episode 9   “When do I get discharged?” Sylvia asked the nurse. “Doc hasn’t inputted that in your chart, ma’am. I’m sure when he makes the rounds he will give you the information.” The nurse responded, giving her best shot at diplomacy. “Is...
Here I am dressed in black, standing beside the person that means the world to me at the moment. My mother. I look around at the people present, crying like it is their father that died. Well he was...
For some reason, asides the resemblance, the woman he saw in these older pictures looked different from Sylvia. Although she looked so much happier and full of life, she seemed to be one living on a budget and in...
How I got home, I do not know but I am glad I am safe. I look at the clock, it is half past eleven. I rub my temples to make the pain in my head go away but...
And as much as Kogberegbe agreed with the people that the government was the cause of Nigeria's misfortune, he also believed one thing that many people wouldn’t agree with – that the greed and selfishness starts with the people....
EPISODE TWO “What?” I scream until I can’t hear my voice. Then it hit me real hard. I hold my chest with so much energy that I don’t feel the pains from my grip. My mother is dying, not the...
EBB AND FLOW By Rhabbi The sunshine is gone, the skies are blue Ahead I see the red sea in view With a hostile army approaching in my rear view My options are limited, so few, what am I to do?

Ebb & Flow

The sunshine is gone, the skies are blue Ahead I see the red sea in view With a hostile army approaching in my rear view My options are limited, so few, what am I to do? When like a merciless terrorist life has...