THE DAY I ‘KILLED’ MY EX-GIRLFRIEND (a true story)

When my phone rang and Sadiya’s name appeared on its screen, my heart skipped a beat? Had she changed her mind? I waited for the third ring before I picked up the phone and pressed the received button. No word escaped my mouth as I placed the phone near my ear, waiting for her to… Continue reading THE DAY I ‘KILLED’ MY EX-GIRLFRIEND (a true story)

A MEMORIAL by Akinbode Oluwatobi Israel

Across the dirty lane That leads to a journey of no return, Her hand wiping the air, Eyes like a pit full of smiles, Only her hand spoke silently. Today… I lean on this door, lost in thought, Wrapped around my son, Then I decoded her words, It was a “Goodbye”, Ten years ago.

I SMELL YOU ON MY FINGERS by Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

yesterday i smelt you on my fingers as i tried to straighten my mustache triggering memories of where they’ve been the damp crevices traveled, in pairs and the sounds they strummed on your writhing guitar it’s been long since your exeunt but i still feel your presence here your saltiness remains on my tongue and… Continue reading I SMELL YOU ON MY FINGERS by Kukogho Iruesiri Samson