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A CLOSING – OPENING PRAYER

By Akinsimoye Samuel Omoniyi

“An opening prayer please,” the Compere called. The bride’s mother blessed the God of the day. She blessed her only daughter’s children pushed to her. As she prayed that the groom lives longer than her daughter’s four deceased husbands, the priest disappeared, the groom vanished, the bride fell, slept looooooong.

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THE CATHOLIC

#S50WS – By Terence Jindu

“White garment trash!” He swore – the catholic knight. Wishing his mother not to bother with the barefooted old man. How could she not – he would not remember the holy cane on his naked baby buttocks that gave him life. He would not remember that he was still-born – but she did.

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TO THE NEXT PHASE

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By Ucyatgenius

5pm… The time that had two outcomes.
2nd MBBS… The rate-liming step of medical school. It can’t make or mar you.
Results are out, you either shed tears of joy or pain.
Junior colleagues resolve to pass and senior colleagues come to view the statistics.

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WEDDING FEVER

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By Jade

She decided that she was going to marry him, for no obvious reason but the sake of being married. “Is she aware of what she’s about to do, why do young women today take this, so lightly?”. She might be making the biggest mistake of her life and by the time she realizes, it might be too late.

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GHOST

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By Michael Chimaobi

The frigid ambience of the night makes Jessica cringe, holding me tightly to feel warm.

She doesn’t wonder why I don’t cuddle her tonight; but I’ve been standing beside our bed all night, watching her hold my body. She’ll wake by dawn, to realise she’s become a widow.

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SPARING THE ROD

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By Jade

Leave my son alone!, I heard my mother warn our neighbour, “don’t parent my children at the expense of your own. It’s easier to say flog that child when the child in question is not your own.

Sparing the rod is parental negligence, not love, put your house in order”.

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LOVE AND MADNESS

what then is happening to my only son, the King asked, has he gone mad? No my King, may the gods forbid, Ibe replied, he is just deeply in love and had given all his heart to the lady unknown to us...

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BLACKMAILING TWINS

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By Michael Chimaobi

As I spy Obinna stealing a bite of Mum’s cake, I take a snapshot to nail him.

Immediately he leaves, I sneak in for a huge bite, the punishment will go to Obinna, I smirk.

A camera shutter clicks behind me and I swing around in shock. Obinna smiles.

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HE IS MINE

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By Godwin Uche Uwadilachi

I have never felt this way about him before; the joy, the peace and the satisfaction he gives me each time we are in closed doors.
I asked Agnes why all these are happening. She said it’s because I’ve made him my personal lord and saviour, He is mine now.

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SECRET OF THE SOUND

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By Goldenpen

Series of wars besieged the Ekwedike community. Warriors passed away in series of battles until a child was born. He was trained by an ‘ANCIENT SWORDSMAN’, who taught him the ‘SECRET OF THE SOUND’. Ekwedike went to war again when he was twenty years old and this time they won.

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