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BITTERLEAF

  Bitterleaf…     I shut my puffy eyes in solitude, away from the unsightly compound overgrown with pig weed, as the only word I could find to ascribe to Onosakponome swims about in my head.   Bitterleaf…   “Onosakponome, … Continue reading

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Me, Unchanged

That look in your grey eyes, I know Its kind I’ve seen, not in your face But likes of you, in deeds and thoughts; Self righteous men clad in thick robes Embroidered the theme; ‘Holier Than Thou’ To them, their … Continue reading

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Grandmother’s Victory by Maya Angelou

“Thou shall not be dirty” and “Thou shall not be impudent” were the two commandments of Grandmother Henderson upon which hung our total salvation. Each night in the bitterest winter we were forced to wash faces, arms, necks, legs, and feet before going to … Continue reading

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I Want a Wife by Judy Syfers

1- I belong to that classification of people known as wives. I am A Wife. And, not altogether incidentally, I am a mother. 2- Not too long ago a male friend of mine appeared on the scene fresh from a … Continue reading

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In Need Of Proofreaders

Good day my good people of God. Umunnem na umunnam…Lol! Actually, I need your help. I need the help of fellow writers to proofread a section of my upcoming book. It’s a plea. For your help, you get a paper … Continue reading

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Dying

Slowly… Your fire burning in me dies Leaving behind acrid fumes That trigger grave feelings Of soreness and disappointment As well, clarifies the mind Of once impending doubt that The once bright glow in it Never was fuelled from beneath … Continue reading

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The Yelling Rage 1

Everyone knows you aren’t mad. But you think otherwise. You believe it takes more than ‘everyone knowing you aren’t mad’ to convince you that the trait isn’t lodged in some critical part of your faculty judging the way you act … Continue reading

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