Listen to Friends & Crows by Aboki CleDre on #SoundCloud Don’t let them see you down Don’t let them see you cry Deprive them the pleasure of seeing your tear roll down your eye Fear not friends who talk behind your back Fear friends who stab you in the dark with poison bamboo arrows They … More Friends & Crows
A true friend or a real friend, A good friend or a best friend; Where do you fall? Very few friends are honest friends. You might just be a mirror to whoever you call “friend”. Each and everyday Appreciate those who make you glee. Happiness is a practice It’s not something you achieve and then … More Menace
author- DiKartel Amazing and affectionate he can be if he wants to be. Lovable friend he is to me Laughing and smiling is what he always does, ‘cos I never see him frown and even if for any reason he does frown, then it’s because his heart is down but never is there hate in … More HiM
Author: mdJaey Let’s be friends again Let’s make it work I promise not to misbehave. Let’s go back to how we used to be Before the pressure consumed us all. Let’s Marvin Gaye and turn it on. Let’s vibe till its dusk. Let’s make a pact So as to never stay apart. This gap between … More LET’S
“Cle, what’s the time now?” asked Jamal. “I don’t know” I answered. “But you have a watch on your wrist so what do you mean you don’t know?” he looked at me in a weird way. “I don’t know because it doesn’t work dummy!” I snapped back at him. He chuckled and threw his dirty … More Frenemy – Part I
Love is blind, and it’s said that, distance lends enchantment to the view. Don’t be obstinate as a mule. Rule or be ruled; Improve on your moves. Sure-footed as a goat, take a stand by your oats. Be subtle as a serpent; brevity in your actions. Up & awake, grind for the pay cheque. Be … More My Gospel!
Waste not; want not. My daily plea is to keep my feet from enemy territory. In my solitude, stuck in lonelinesses room. Gray scenes; memories playing tricks on me. The jingles of curtains, Distorted reflections of mystic shadows. Hollowing souls, between the heaves of storms. Real friends; how many of them.? There is safety in … More MeLanChoLy.
I was shocked and it felt like I had been struck by lightning. I sat still for like 5 minutes without saying a word. Then Jackie said, “Won’t you say anything?” Honestly, I didn’t know what to say, I mean, what was there to even say? It then occurred to me that she had no … More Double Trouble; II of II
“Honey I’m home!” Sam’s voice echoed in the house. The next words out of my mouth were, “HOLY SHIT! You said he was at work, didn’t you?” Jackie looked at me with those dark frightening eyes and whispered to me, “Quick! Grab your stuff and hide!” I got out from the bed and started … More Double Trouble; I of II
I wasn’t really a fan of group chats on Whatsapp until I was added to this particular one. I only knew one person in there, it was really awkward at first, but I decided to keep an open mind and stay, they asked me to introduce myself and upload my photo, I did a … More THE KUMASI TRIP
She stood far from the sight of the ordinary. She had that pink of perfection. Ripped like a fruit and clothed in her favorite colors. I was looking smart and shy in my attire; a suit and tie! All I could do was wonder. Took in slow and steady breaths as I stared. Her figure … More L’effet Papillon!!
Until I’m grey and old, I’d trust you with my feelings & secrets, because only you could and would hold them all safe. In a kind and caring way, you listen to me anytime I share anything with you. I won’t imagine life without you. All I can say is “Thank you!!”. Being your friend … More My Chum!!
I’ve been married for three years now to a beautiful woman I met after school, she’s a caterer and owns a restaurant, but sadly we’ve been trying to have a baby all these years but nothing. The doctor’s report revealed that my job as a radiographer at the hospital is the cause of my infertility. … More DNA – Chapter V
I wanted to close my mouth, but my mind wouldn’t let me, it was as if my mind was still processing what my dad just said. I couldn’t say a word. My Dad nudged me on the shoulder and said, “Is it true?”, I was lost in thought so I fumbled the words I wanted … More DNA – Chapter IV
Minutes later I heard two repeated knocks on my door, louder than the previous ones, with a clear voice, my dad said, “You’re still sleeping? Haven’t you checked the time? Or do you want to miss the early bus?”, I panicked, my dad was trying to get in my room, and I had a naked … More DNA – Chapter III