THWARTING SLEEP

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE I know one attribute of the living That can bend might’s knees With many names in undecided hearts on Irresistible intimacy at every footnote For the arms are strong and The voice is bold, in Continues woo of the body Regardless of countless rejections MICROFICTION: FROM …

I DARED HER TO REALITY

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE I dared her existence, I was somewhat right. All that in one? It couldn’t be. Hips, booty, boobs, height, flat tummy, beauty, good manners, and brains. It only existed in soap operas. Damn! That imagination always got me fascinated. So, I drove north, In search of …

FROM THE PARTY

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE That same night they met at Belema’s party, Mbaeyi knew she was his comfort. She didn’t play hard to get or give him the ‘ninety days before sex’ cliché. Their first intimacy was four weeks after her birthday, that same year. They explored various feats and …

CUSTOMERS

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE I held Paul’s arm as we walked straight towards the junction where they all stood. I recognized the woman attending to her customers, but couldn’t place the face. She sold beans cake. From afar, she saw me and wore a smile. As we got closer there, …

LOOKALIKES—1

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE It was that year; crime had firm standing. The people feared for one another because their livelihood reeked of law-breakers. Putting an end to these crimes was to follow the hierarchy of evil deeds—to cut off the Cobra’s head, before roasting its body. But this was …

HOW TO AVOID LUGGAGE MISPLACEMENT WHEN TRAVELING

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE Some wouldn’t see the need to having a guideline of how to successfully retain a complete luggage after a travel. But the truth is, so many people are fond of forgetting or misplacing belongings out of carelessness or poor luggage-safety techniques. It’s always a sad moment …

PAGES

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE I was born this way. Yes! I was: born with the eyes of a green horn and a truthful mouth. Born with a correspondent’s gene and swift ears, catching every vibration in the wind. A being, Laced with the curiosity of an eager beaver. I am …

ANOTHER OSU STORY

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE Somewhere in Africa, Patience and her siblings; a brother, and two sisters were part of the children raised in affluence in their locality. Her both parents were medical practitioners. Her father, a medical doctor, her mother a nurse—who dedicated most of their lives saving lives. Patience …

TEENAGE DESIRE

WRITTEN BY NZEH U.S Jane, a lovely young girl was the face of Mustapha Street, a place where I was born and raised. As a teen, she was a rare damsel and her height was in accordance with her unique development. Her beauty established her dominance; she was the very definition …

THE BAR OPPOSITE THE STRIP CLUB

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE Fridays were always for hanging out with friends and getting drunk. They always met at 8 pm, at their favourite bar; Capitol. A group of five; Lanre and his four friends would meet up to drink, argue about soccer, about hustle, and gossip a little about …