SHELVES by Emmanuel Udoma

There are many shelves in the rooms of my heart;most of them are made of agonies and compressed pains,the largest, are folded up, pressed downtill they overflow their brims. It was the virtual me people loved,the glowing, plastic smiling me.Until they found out the real methe one hidden in shelves:shelves...

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ACADEMIC TESTS by Sahaj Sabharwal

I. Oh these tests! Superfluous academic tests for which there’s no time to prepare! Oh, damn these entrance tests! Oh, it is Difficult to store vast concepts in a small mind! It is harder to retain and bring to fore for marks and certificates signed II. Parents worry about our...

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SHE IS HOPE by Esther Kalu

She takes me through her world A description words fail to capture Bruised, battered By ugly circumstances She still stays stout She ensconces her pain In the most admirable smile. Reflecting not her fears She is a star in the night of adversity. Her giggles echoes At the caress of...

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