FAITH POETRY

Mary Amaka 

She wasn’t like the rest of them. Always went to church With that particular green skirt that swept the crooked roads as she walked by Or was it the black one with yellow flower prints? In her hand, she held a black book When asked, she would tell us, ”It’s the goose-pel, Father say it’s …

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You Never Know (2)

 March 4th, 2004….     I had a nightmare last night. The new housemaid, Ogechi, was in my dreams. She wasn’t chasing me or anything. Instead, I was Arab-sitting below her, her feet on my shoulders. I prayed about it but I don’t think it’s serious. Demola had gone to work already, Ogechi prepared breakfast for …

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You Never Know

She had another black eye yesterday, I asked what was wrong,  like always.  ‘I’m fine’, she said. ‘I hit a door last night, there was no light.’ ‘Torchlight nko? Or your phone sef?’ ‘There wasn’t light since morning to charge any.’     ‘Okay o! You know you can always tell me anything sha. I’m …

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Goldcolât

​She wasn’t chocolate dipped in gold She was gold, dipped in chocolate.  Forged in the hottest part of the world, made to endure pains. Hard enough to withstand anything but just as soft on the inside.  Pure gold dipped in chocolate embroidered with elegance, grace and a crown that sits perfectly on her head. She’s …

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Saved. (Part 3)

Hey guys, sorry for the wait. Y’all be so patient :'( Apparently, I had some serious writer’s block. But now……I’m back back back. Back again gain gain💃💃 And this has been my longest writing so far 😩😩 Things I do for love. #bloglove. Lol. Don’t mind me. Read on. Hope you like it😘 ‘I’m Ikechukwu.’ …

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Saved. (Part 2)

  My new mum was a housewife, my dad didn’t want her working. It was one year into their marriage already. He loved her so much and she loved me too much. That July morning, Dad had gone to work. Oshoke was in school, he was a boarder at King’s College.  I was in my …

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Saved. (Part 1)

My name is Efua. I’m from Southern Nigeria and my name means “Light”. I was in darkness for so long though. This is my story. Twelve years ago……            Dad gets married to a new woman. She seems nice. She is good to me and my older brother, Oshoke.            Mum died some few weeks …

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