SILENCE

Silence is another Maybe not a guest A flatmate perhaps That teenage college fratmate room corner, never tidy Guests come You go blue You go red Yet speak not Silence occupies Innocent smile and all. End of scene, He laughs And you wonder what if. – Eugene Gant PICTURE CREDIT: – https://preachingfriars.org Advertisements

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COLONIALISM

We have the wind again The sun came before The rain came after We have the wind again We were covered before Now our roof has been blown We have the wind again We spoke to our gods before Now we speak in tongues We have the wind again Now our lives can never be […]

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HEARTBREAK

Love can be a strange guest An uninvited visitor Showing up unannounced Holding its own keys Unlocking closed doors Roaming free spirited Seeking what I have not lost Bringing what I have not requested Love is also a deadly guest It’s departure, Leaves ashes. – Eugene Gant

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OF NIGERIAN WOMEN IN VIOLENT & ABUSIVE MARRIAGES

In recent times, we have been inundated with a flurry of news items, setting formal as well as social media ablaze over the issue of domestic violence, involving the married Nigerian woman as victims in a largely disproportionate number of cases. I have put it like this, so as not to sound indifferent to the […]

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JIGAWA CORPER (XIII)

The Dental Clinic at Hadejia General Hospital was just a room of three by two metres dimension, with a single dental chair that looked more like an old Barber chair, and couldn’t be reclined, but can be raised or brought down, by employing a foot pedal behind it. Ventilation was by a window at the […]

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BIBLE STORIES (39): RACHEL ENDURES BARRENNESS

Yesterday, made it FOUR YEARS of blogging for me, especially on this platform. I would’ve loved to blog about blogging for four years already, but it didn’t come from me to do it, and I’ve long since stopped blogging or writing just for the sake of it, especially when I’m in the least moved to […]

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THE IGBO CURSE

I woke up at 2:30am this morning to catch up with the news and stuff on my timeline I missed while asleep. Nigerian news usually holds nothing good most times, yet I decided to start there, interestingly, I cannot now remember the first I read, but the second which was on the list of “IN […]

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