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THE MAN WHO WEARS THE SEASONS by Jide Badmus

THE MAN WHO WEARS THE SEASONS by Jide Badmus

THE MAN WHO WEARS THE SEASONS by Jide Badmus On the surface you are weak &Your smiles are a broken streamBut nightmares could not break your sleep. You hang your fearsLike jackets in closets& bury sullen memoriesIn unmarked graves.  You carry your flaws like a...

THE SCREAMS IN THE SILENCE by Samuel Oladele

THE SCREAMS IN THE SILENCE by Samuel Oladele

THE SCREAMS IN THE SILENCE  by Samuel Oladele The get-together venue was two-hundred kilometers away. Slouched in the front passenger seat in Michael's Audi, I pictured my obituary glued on every wall in my street. GONE TOO SOON. Perhaps I was seconds to my obituary...

MAKE IT GREAT, AGAIN by Othuke Umukoro

MAKE IT GREAT, AGAIN by Othuke Umukoro

MAKE IT GREAT, AGAIN by Othuke UmukoroSo here's the story folks. Number one, I am the least anti-Semitic person that you've ever seen, in your entire life. Number two, racism, the least racist person. 1 Sadly, the overwhelming amount of violent crime in our major...

HOW BODIES BECOME FLUID by Ibe Obasiota

HOW BODIES BECOME FLUID by Ibe Obasiota

HOW BODIES BECOME FLUID by Ibe Obasiota Shortlist (Top Six) of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Flash Fiction Category) I)Love is a verb with wings; a free verb that makes itself into a ghost; a dark spectral that walks into our midst and...

TO PULL A LION’S TAIL by Boloere Seibidor

TO PULL A LION’S TAIL by Boloere Seibidor

TO PULL A LION'S TAIL by Boloere Seibidor Shortlist (Top Six) of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Flash Fiction Category) Two days ago, there was another cold-blooded murder down Wellington Drive, riling up trepidation in the city.What...

WHAT IS YOUR BODY by Onyekwelu Chiwenite

WHAT IS YOUR BODY by Onyekwelu Chiwenite

WHAT IS YOUR BODYby Onyekwelu Chiwenite Kingsley  Shortlist (Top Six) of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Poetry Category)And he throws my body open, the way youmove into a riverwhen someone is drowning. And my bodyis a dark room...

REMEMBER US by Chibueze Obunadike

REMEMBER US by Chibueze Obunadike

REMEMBER USby Chibueze Obunadike Shortlist (Top Six) of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Poetry Category)“Someone, I tell you, in another time will remember us” — Sappho   a drunk man walks into a room and hits his lover till she begins...

HOW LAST TUESDAY BECAME BLACK TUESDAY by Praise Osawaru

HOW LAST TUESDAY BECAME BLACK TUESDAY by Praise Osawaru

HOW LAST TUESDAY BECAME BLACK TUESDAYby Praise OsawaruShortlist (Top Six) of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Poetry Category)last Tuesday began with showers of sunlight/the kind that melts your spoonful of ice cream/before it arrives at the...

THE FALLEN ANGEL by Ebeigbe Brian

THE FALLEN ANGEL by Ebeigbe Brian

THE FALLEN ANGELby Ebeigbe Brian The Fallen Angel - Second Runner-up of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Flash Fiction Category) The door let loose an agonizing creak as it slowly leaned open. Crumbled paint and what he could only assume to be...

BORN AGAIN by Tunji Akande

BORN AGAIN by Tunji Akande

BORN AGAIN by Tunji Akande Born Again - First Runner-up of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Flash Fiction Category) My mother screamed nine times in one night, drawing fistfuls of her hair, cursing God, Eve and the earth that produced the...

AYOMIDE by Nneoma Mbalewe

AYOMIDE by Nneoma Mbalewe

AYOMIDE by Nneoma Mbalewe Ayomide - Winner of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Flash Fiction Category) My body craves water but I have none to give it. I have never stayed this long without water. It’s been forty-five hours or so and I really...

FALLING WATERS by Lade Falobi

FALLING WATERS by Lade Falobi

FALLING WATERS by Lade Falobi Falling Waters - Second Runner-up of the 2019 Kreative Diadem Annual Creative Writing Contest (Poetry Category) My mother says when it rains and one needs to pee/one does not need to find a toilet.I cry in the rain so she doesn't see.The...

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