Guest Posts, Short Story

Life!

Hi guys! this is a short story written by my lovely sister and upcoming writer, Gbenga Oti. Enjoy! She would appreciate your kind thoughts too, there just might be a sequel. ...... I had waited so long for the day when I would walk down the aisle, with my arms locked into my fathers' and… Continue reading Life!

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Short Story

Duty and devotion

Great storytelling.

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Under the full glare of the Nigerian sun, he limped through Kasuwa, the market with every eye fixed on him, he kept his head down but he could feel their stares, like arrows piercing through him. He was a local celebrity, the one-legged man who killed his friend.
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Hassan and Jubril grew up in the same neighbourhood, their houses separated by a narrow path. They had raised hell together in their little village. Together, they bullied younger children and were bullied by the older kids; they were inseparable; Hassan was the precocious one. His growth spurt had preceded any of the other kids’. Jubril tried to catch up with him but he could only go as far as his genes permitted.

Expectedly, Hassan became the muscle and Jubril ended up as the brainy one.
On completing secondary school, Hassan joined the army. Brainy Jubril got admitted into the state…

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Dinah's story, Short Story

Broken…the finale.

Writing this story has been a great learning experience for me and I wish that it didn't have to end so soon. Enjoy! Free as a bird, To do as I please, To soar like the eagle, To overcome obstacles, To be rid of the chains that hold me captive, I long for freedom. I… Continue reading Broken…the finale.

Short Story

Heart Over Head in Love

Disclaimer This is a fictional story. The characters and plot are works of art. Any resemblance to real people is purely coincidental. I remember the first time i saw you, it was our first year of our journey as med students, and the first day of Physics practical. You were bald, clumsy and had an… Continue reading Heart Over Head in Love

Dinah's story, Short Story

Broken.

  Hi guys! This is my first published attempt at a short story, please go easy on me. I hope it's worth reading though. Here's to new beginnings! Bones old and brittle, Heart broken, Eyes, cold and unseeing, Bits and pieces of me, formless and without substance. Who will save me now?   It is the… Continue reading Broken.