Category Archives: Fiction

For happiness… he wished to be in their shoes. Yes, but who doesn’t like the good taste of honey and as the day passed, his desire to become rich increased. He still died an unhappy man.

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“I must admit, in my early days as a leader I was all about me. I had a title and I thought that was all I needed. I also thought because of my title everyone would automatically follow and respect me. Leadership wasn’t something I needed to work hard at. I felt I had already arrived.” 

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Dante stood up from his desk and wandered to the window. He hated days like this. Days when he was so choked up by his work that he couldn’t take his daily walk through the…

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  It was really a long something that day. A long ride home after a long day’s work and then I met, a long line of cars caught in a tight gridlock. Inside my Car,…

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I am almost 20 years, my whole life should be ahead of me yet it feels like my life ended on that April afternoon 11 years ago. With the stretch of my legs that April day, my life snapped.

And now I walk around in pieces and silence.

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I now nurse a hunger for the wild things of life that you awoke in me, and left unattended, it’s like you did this on purpose. Shebi it gets easier as your jail term comes to an end, or it doesn’t?

This will be the last time I will ever be this vulnerable! I will rise!

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These days, I spend most of my time travelling; doing music and creating social changes. I believe that apart from being a musician, I am also a core humanitarian and coupled with my training as a Surveyor, designing opportunities for impact has now become my new lifestyle.

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I’d never imagined the extent to the pain my heart would endure. No, not until he raped my best friend.

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He became concerned on Wednesday when as he walked home with his best friend, Michael, he had kicked another piece of rock. Michael, who was a class clown had joked, “Oh boy, are you not the god of stone?”

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Life is a journey of no return. There’s nothing like ‘let me try both paths’. The path you choose is what you must follow until the end. You have got to live once so live it well. It was then that I realized I nearly lost my life due to carelessness. And that’s probably why I then chose to live my life well.

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The grass dances to the dirge, the solemn farewell songs of the birds, but for this and the tears of his one true lover, all was silent. As the story goes, he had slipped on…

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Aminu Mohamed woke this morning agile and strong like he always prayed for at the mosque. He strode out of bed immediately he finished reciting Suratul Fathia, he made for the bathroom and did his…

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It is hard living in a home where a father does not act as a father, don’t you think so too?

oddFelix is a fan of storytelling and he wrote this. He is a very gifted storyteller and he brings you slowly to the realities of life in a dreaded home with a brutal father.

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Congrats to our 2nd Place Blankpaperz Intern Contest Winner: Abdulai Halidu!

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FOR THE NIGHT IS DARK AND FULL OF TERRORS   We toiled in the brightness of the day Under the scorching sun and rain ensuring our hands were busy but clean To make returns to…

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