A nightgown, a grievous burden by Ego Ideba

Finally , it was resumption day. I checked into the hostel as every other fourth year boarder . After the usual chatter and banter, we all had our baths and prepared to retire for the night. 

Most of…

The days of letters

HOW SCHOOL BOYS USED TO WRITE LETTERS TO GIRLS IN THE 60s,70s & 80s.

 

                      

                    Midwestern Grammar…

A nightgown, a grievous burden by Ego Ideba

 It  was the beginning of another term , and I had just turned fourteen ,about to  resume  my first year in senior secondary.Mother was doing her best to get me ready  for school. 

As was the…

Seasons of perfection by 'Nwanna Okeke'

 It was the blue season 

The day men rode on white horses

And the tide of triumph 

That day we found our voice

 

It was the fifth season 

The days when mothers wean their children

That age of breaking in 

That day…

Ekaette's matter by Ida Essien

Dang !

Ekaette has offended her ancestors

The dance for Afang has crossed a street called futility 

They led her hands into this mischief 

Against the humanity of our souls

She added more

And they said more 

And more !

And more !

Ewooooooooo…

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