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WRITTEN BY OFUOMADEGA JOHN I want to take your breath away I want to feel your heart beat, a vicarious staccato with mine. I never thought that I’d fall, fall hardly on the old bricks of love. But you pushed me over the precipice. Only this time, you came along …

LOVED YOU

WRITTEN BY OFUOMADEGA JOHN I’ve loved you, even before the dawn of time. Before the sun Kissed the skies, and brought forth the moon in an orgasmic release. When the sun moaned and the earth shook, my love for you stood firm I still love you, though I know I …

SONS OF THE DELTA

WRITTEN BY OFUOMADEGA JOHN Those who fought for our cause Have long stopped They now fight for their Bellies And our streams, Still wrapped in Jelly No longer holds fish No, it holds death Death, from cancers Cancers and tumors. We used to dream dreams As children But now, all …

THE THINGS SHE SAID

WRITTEN BY OFUOMADEGA JOHN She said to me. She said; Make love to my mind Make me cum from Poetic ecstasy. Drive me wild With your words Sweet nothings Of love, that leave me Wanting more. Let’s mount the clouds Together. All nine clouds Of erotic bliss. Hold me tight …

FATAL FIND

WRITTEN BY IWUNDU WISDOM Somewhere along a busy road sits an apartment, and in the apartment a boy, and in the boy frustration. He stares across the dimly lit room at the empty pages of his notebook, then to the far right, at the winking cursor on the white page …

STILL, AT SEA

WRITTEN BY IWUNDU WISDOM Okays, okays. Heartbreak may be more personal for some people. I’ve dedicated a very short story to such people. Here: Akin’s hands had been shaking when he’d held Margaret’s letter: “Hi Akin, When you said you didn’t want to be without me for the next 60 …

BULGE

WRITTEN BY IWUNDU WISDOM Three months has passed since Basic 5 got a new class teacher. But I’ve been fondling his penis since I grew breasts. Especially after school. He zips down when everyone’s gone and slips it out. It felt so warm the first time I held it, but …

KING OF GIRLS

WRITTEN BY CHIOMA NGAIKEDI A Bomb isn’t always made of gun powder and mercury. Sometimes, It is the tension threatening to explode in your pounding heart as you sit in the doctor’s office awaiting your HIV result. Chude is your name and you are the ladies’ man. At 33, money …

SCAR — 1

WRITTEN BY OZOVEHE EMMANUEL ADEM Mr Sam and his wife were having a heated argument after they received a call from their son’s school that he was to be suspended for two weeks because of malpractice. “This woman! I have always emphasised the need to educate Junior, your son, to …

PRIVATE SIN

WRITTEN BY CHIOMA NGAIKEDI It was a rainy night, when a black Mercedes-Benz car halted at the foot of the Iroko tree by the forest. Frederick alighted, his black shoe stepped into the muddy waters. He was holding a flashlight and a brown suitcase. His black tuxedo was drenched but …