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Words

“In the beginning… the word was god”Those words resonated in my head throughout the rest of the service.At the end of the service, I sat in my chair and waited, myself and the other women, as all the men walked out of the cathedral, chattering…

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Ugly Memories 

Ugly Memories 
I was barely twelve at the time. Mama had sent me to buy some food items. I remember what I wore that day; a short skirt but not so short and an oversized t-shirt. Mama never let me wear anything clingy cos my body was slightly developed for a twelve-year…

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The Messenger

The Messenger
He entered the room with its bright fluorescent lighting. After eleven hours on his feet, he knew he was walking on automatic. One foot leadenly in front of the other as he headed towards the parents. The parents. He could picture them in his minds eye, pacing, tired,…

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SON OF CHIDABE 

SON OF CHIDABE 
Samuel Silitonga (Stock: https://www.pexels.com/u/samsilitongajr/)The phone alarm goes off.  Creased eyes and lamentation send his fingers straight to snooze. “A few minutes and I’ll get up,” he says to convince himself he isn’t on his way to losing today’s first battle.…

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