Waiting

A promise made, an intention to keep it exists, but life has a way of happening... "Waiting" by Jennifer Chioma Amadi Chidimma sits in front of the dressing mirror as the makeup artist works on her face. Several layers of concealers and foundation have succeeded in covering dark spots and…

Anthology of Ands….

Once in a while, you come across some literary works that leave you in awe of the author's imaginative prowess. This work is one of such. I hope you find this as intriguing as the person who sent it across did. Read and enjoy, and as usual, we love hearing…

Fleeting Grasp

FLEETING GRASP BY UZOAMAKA NDUKA She was barely a year old when I lost her. It seemed inconceivable that she will be snatched from me, never to be seen again but that was exactly what happened. Looking back, I knew I never planned to have her. She was an accidental…

The Scream Inside

Somewhere in the world, an unbearable cry pierced the darkness. It was the sound of pain. The sound of birth. And the sound of death. -Robin Parrish Beyond happy is what we are. I look at our intertwined hands resting on my belly and I marvel at the powers that…

Shroud In Raven Veil

I know I haven't written something in a while; allow me to reintroduce myself with this experimental writing..... Shroud In Raven Veil by Nduka Zuchie In dangerous times, there is no sin greater than inaction       ----An impression from the words of Dante Aligheri I hear his thoughts as loudly…

All She Ever Wanted

All_She_Ever_Wanted by Charmine Swiftlazer   I met her sitting outside the ward Cuffs in hands...Two cops seated by her side with guns Her countenance got me reading that I'm involved I could tell she'd soon be bleeding outside in words What's piercing and tearing the feeling that can't be got.…

Desert Wild Flower

Mama grabbed a piece of root from an old tree, then positioned me on a flat rock. she sat behind me, and pulled my head back against her chest, her legs straddling my body. I circled my arms around her thighs. My mother placed the root between my teeth. "Bite…
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