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My identity

My Identity

Sunday, May 17, 2020

A letter of my identity Hi, I am tiny, Right now I am lost in thoughts thinking about me, tiny. I am tiny physically but that is not the point. My nickname is tiny, everyone calls me tiny, you can call me tiny, but my name is Ayomide Balogun. I am one of those kids you can’t miss ...

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Chigozie's pain


Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Chigozie's pain can be classified as 'stories that touch'. The gentle call of the ticking clock drowned in the storm that made her damaged face glisten under the fluorescent light. I could not recognize her anymore. I could not recognize the woman whose loud cries were void of defence and whose tears trickled like timid drops ...

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omo get inside -moyosore

Omo Get-inside

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Omo Get-inside- Can you relate? This one time I went to visit a family friend, and I wondered why every conductor sounded alike. I knew my destination was Iyaba, what I couldn’t fathom was if all buses at the garage were heading my direction. I mean, why would you have iyaba. iya-Paja, iya-woro bus next to ...

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How Do I Know I’m In Love?

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Is being in love a facade? These are the issues, read along. I could see his forehead creasing again into a frown as I stepped out of the bathroom.  “What is it this time?” I thought to myself, as I looked away to avoid being compelled to talk by his intimidating eyes. I moved on to sit ...

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Effervescent: /ɛfəˈvɛsənt/

-of a liquid) giving off bubbles; fizzy.