Rainy day in June

A Rainy Day In June

It’s raining again today, like it did yesterday and the day before. Rainy days are signature of June, my birth-month and the month I finally walked away. Childhood in the Beluah temple cast some indelible marks in my life. Shadows that followed me where ever I went. The temple where father was a priest was […]

Judges pic

#1Pic100Words – Meet The Judges

Judge #1 Soogun Omoniyi An ardent lover of pancakes and anything readable. When he’s not studying, check carefully; he may be somewhere, writing or thinking on what to write.   Judge #2 Ugochinyelu C.N. Anidi A reader, writer and reviewer of books and children stories. She blogs at Pint-sized Bookworms, the premier (well, only really) […]


For The Love Of Us – Episode 8

… continued from Episode 7 I knocked on his door. Silence. I hoped he was around; I hadn’t called ahead so as to surprise him. I knocked again and rested on the wall. My back still hurt from the journey. Passengers are tiring; they expect you to be fluent in Igbo just because you are […]


#1Pic100Words – FINALS

And we’re in the finals. The finalists are: Bura-Bari Nwilo Oluwasayofunmi Juba Samuel Ogechukwu Emmanuel   This is how it works: Finalists will write a flash fiction piece inspired by or depicting this image in 100 words max. Deadline for submission is MIDNIGHT Thursday. Any finalist who has not submitted by 11:59PM on Thursday, June […]

Poets' Thursday

Poets’ Thursday: When

When I painted time, And mapped out seasons When I sketched days, And stretched out poles When I colour’d the night, And twinkled the ether And foamed the seas And trimmed the lea And vexed the gale And freed the dew And sunned the day. When I ensigned across the wet sky, And made a […]