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As Death beckons

As Death Beckons

“Happy Birthday, Papaaaaa!” The chorus rented the air as I was wheeled into the living room. It’s a small party as I can observe, which is just the…

HoleInASock

Writer’s interview: HoleInASock.

Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m Sekinat—a writer and part three medical student. When and how did you realise that you wanted to write? I started…

WHAT SHOULD YOU READ NEXT? A PERSONAL RECOMMENDATION LIST

In a few days, we will have lived through the first half of the year. If you are someone who plans to read books in the second half…

The Different Folks You’d Meet at the End of the World

I wake up to the sounds of an alarm. It isn’t my bedside alarm, I had long trashed that. It is a siren signaling the countdown to the…

Lost

Another Evidence of What Is Lost

How much more can others lose before I am the one that is lost? You know how it is that you think the worst has already happened to…

Frictionless: A Poem

These days, the blue of the skyis a lover’s hand on my thigh,the sun, a blazing torch in my handas I sprint into the next moment.These days,hallelujahs settle…

Reviewing James Clear’s Atomic Habits

In his book:Atomic Habit, James Clear told a story of how his life flashed before his eyes. He was playing on the field like every other kid and…

Daughters who walk this path by Yejide Kilanko.

“Daughters Who Walk This Path” by Yejide Kilanko- A Book Review

Excerpt from Daughters who walk this path: I could be pregnant from my own cousin. A cold shiver ran through me. I could not even begin to think…

Trauma to Love: Healing from the Scars of Verbal Abuse

“Ori e o pe, I wo obirin oshi yi”. were the words that woke Angel from her afternoon nap, and just as she thought, daddy was referring to…

Selfishness in crisis: Motion picture of people escaping the chaos stemming from a library fire

Selfish People: That Is Who We Are

The scrambling of everyone around me jolted me out of my reverie. For someone who should be reading the addictive Sydney Sheldon’s latest book in the public library,…