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ARITESIOMA – Part 3

Rita’s Mother “What do you mean you don’t know the address?” I scream into the phone. “Honey calm down, I know the place is in Surule…” my husband replies. “Is Surulere an address? I don’t even know why we let her go in the first place!” “Dear I need to put my phone off, the plane is about to take…

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ARITESIOMA – Part Two

PART TWO Aritesioma I am a child. My name is Aritesioma, but I prefer to be called Arit. Not that anyone has ever asked me. But even if someone did, I would not be able to tell them. It because of the kind of child I am. You see, there are two kinds of the children: number one, the ones…

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ARITESIOMA – Part One

Eyimofe “Take this, it will take care of everything.” I looked at the pill Gbenga had put in my hands. How could something so small take care of something so big? And what exactly did “everything” mean? Did it include the hurt and pain of betraying my parents, the memory of giving my virginity to someone who could not care…

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Six Break-ups And A Date At The Well

He seemed like a handsome fellow. His hair was just like that of her third husband, and there was something about the way he sat that reminded her of the man that currently occupied her bed. It was going to be an interesting time at the well.Water pot in place, she sashayed her hips in his direction, perhaps the seventh…

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PLIGHT OF A TEENAGE GIRL

I don’t care if your smiles Are as beautiful as the stars in the skies, It doesn’t matter if your voice, Makes my simple heart melt like ice Even though the sound of your voice, Could make one believe you’re the perfect choice, I’ll muster all my strength and state, Again that I choose to wait.   Words from your…

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