HERDSMAN IN LOVE

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE Nneka walked like she was controlled by something. Her thoughts had left the shores of her present; she let herself drown in her own memories. Izunna, the teenage boy who walked beside her as they trekked back home from school was concerned because Nneka was there …

OMA

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 …

THE SOPHOMORE; WHAT THEY HAVE IN COMMON

WRITTEN BY NZEH UCHE Kemi tapped a foot continuously in front of the mathematics lecturer’s office, almost going ballistic up in her head over her wait in the reception. The receptionist made matters worse with her very loud chomping of chewing gum. It was obvious she had a permanent stay …

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 …