Category Archives: Mira Writes

Last Sunday, I sat in church and listened to Pastor Tony teach, “Together we’re better,” he said. I thought about life with Elizabeth Ita, how together…

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I just want someone to hug, and I’m wondering if it’s too much to ask for. I’m not sure I can ever remember a time in…

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I see them hanging on a rope — all so beautiful. “Five-Five hundred Naira!” The seller announces from behind his wares of beautiful boubous and dresses.…

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I wrote this story exactly when I was 16 and put it on my first blogspot account, as inspired by Chimamanda Adichie’s book, Half Of A…

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Keep yourself going with this quote. Sometimes, we need people to direct us in life. “So many friends so many wahalas. The caliber of friends you…

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Growing up people asked why I liked to smile the way I did. Upper gums visible, upper and lower teeth visible, cheekbones high and eyes almost…

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I’m restless… I want to write! I pick up my pen,I pick up my paper But there are no words! Everything is in disarray. Where have…

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Olaedo was not from a rich home. In fact, his father was a poor palm wine tapper who met his untimely death just a few months…

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I just couldn’t stand all their noise and palaver. I never wanted to be the kind of girl to get married, have kids, have trouble with…

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I was 7 years older than her. She was 9 and I was 16. She had round blue eyes & long blonde hair. I had dark…

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When I woke up, my room was dark. I didn’t want to wakeup. I only wanted to keep sleeping, keep sleeping and have a ghost read…

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Am I the only one that thinks I get it all wrong almost all the time? I know I can’t be the only one that feels…

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My bag is packed, she says in her mind, but I can hear her loud and clear. The most beautiful creature I’ve ever laid my turquoise…

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