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RUIN, IN THE VARSITY

Views: 157 RUIN, IN THE VARSITY A bittter wonder has seized the mind of my dear school and the breeze here blows with cold murmurs of confusion: Who annoyed the rain? Who angered the storm? Could it be because the clouds have kept the rain captive for too long? Èmọ̀ rèé o! Kàyéfì ńlá leléyìí! Bí’gi ṣé ń wó lu’gi, ...

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THE END OF A WOMAN

Views: 222 By OLUWATOYIN ‘Betterdays’ Ibrahim Some days after her fifteenth birthday, on her way back from school, thirsty and hungry as usual. Elatedly, she thought of branching at her street sister’s apartment – few meters away from school – to see if she could get something befitting to meet her stomach’s need. She was taken aback by the simple ...

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[SATIRE]: THE DEPUTY

Views: 231 By Adedokun Seyi Note: This story is not intended to dent anybody’s image or call for a head. Your discretion is highly important in this. If you find it real, fine, and if it’s unreal, the essence is just to alert the sand that something happened on it. *** Many people loved Oraye, and he was highly preferred. ...

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THE EYESORE

Views: 124 BY OLAYIWOLA FAITH ADEDOLAPO   Outside is beautiful. Grazing beyond it makes one dirty and hopeless. She could not imagine a world better than the one she lived in. So, she tried not to. She immersed herself into a world of perfect timeliness and speed. One, whose existence makes for an avenue to live in one world and ...

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BETWEEN LIFE AND INTENTIONAL NO-LIFE

Views: 111 By Toyinbo Olumide At one, he was backed by his Mother like a conventional African woman and not like Kangaroo, seemingly the latest trend moving around just like flu epidemic. At ten, Mother no more backed him; he now backed his bag to school. He ran to the school next-door hopping like a gay rabbit, his basket occupied ...

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