Non-Fiction

A collection specially arranged for lovers of creative essays, book reviews and everything else asides fiction.

THE SECOND PASSENGER IN THE FRONT SEAT by Opeyemi Adebari

THE SECOND PASSENGER IN THE FRONT SEAT by Opeyemi Adebari

THE SECOND PASSENGER IN THE FRONT SEAT by Opeyemi Adebari 6th August, 2017 Ibadan to Abeokuta is not much of a distance. With a sensible driver and a vehicle in excellent condition, one should make the trip in 90 minutes at most. We had just crossed over to the other...

REFUGE by Kareem Tawakalit

REFUGE by Kareem Tawakalit

NON-FICTION Refuge by Kareem Tawakalit " The difference is made with the people that flank a person in all the pictures life can emulate. The ink of time will scribble on the slates of our lives, turning the future into the present. " I could see the happiness on his...

SPEAK UP by Olaitan Taiwo

SPEAK UP by Olaitan Taiwo

SPEAK UP Speaking is an art of expressing oneself. It goes a long way as knowing the right time to speak up is essential. There are few times in one’s life, when one has to speak up. I’m not to speak because I’m a bit reserved. So many times I wish I could speak up...

THE BLIND DATE

THE BLIND DATE

THE BLIND DATE Once upon a time, I was on an expedition in Nigeria from the South-East to the South-West. The old man in his early sixties with his pair of medicated glasses entered the vehicle and sat close to me. Three hours into the journey, I had the courage to...

THE ROAD TO REDEMPTION

THE ROAD TO REDEMPTION

THE ROAD TO REDEMPTION He got to the park, hoping he would be the last passenger just before the bus moves. Amidst shouts of different destinations by the popular 'agberos', he finally located the bus going his way. He likes to sit in front with the driver, but this...

THE JOURNEY SO FAR – HIV/AIDS

THE JOURNEY SO FAR – HIV/AIDS

THE JOURNEY SO FAR-HIV/AIDS This is not supposed to be a lecture on how it evolved. In case you do not know, AIDS has come to stay but the fight is still on. Even if the cure is discovered, it is just a step towards eradicating it. Why does this bother me so much? I...

CELEBRATING OTHERS

CELEBRATING OTHERS

CELEBRATING OTHERS I keep asking myself why most people find it difficult to celebrate with others when they succeed. I hope you are also not one of them. When others achieve something worthwhile, it is encouraging to celebrate them and show them sincere love. Let...

THE POWER OF SPOKEN WORDS

THE POWER OF SPOKEN WORDS

THE POWER OF SPOKEN WORDS I rushed into the Senior Common Room (SCR) with a sense of responsibility knowing that punctuality is the sole of business. Amidst the tense atmosphere of electoral processes which have engulfed the students, I found my way to the High table...

THE SUICIDAL PILL

THE SUICIDAL PILL

THE SUICIDAL PILL Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity – American Civil Rights Activist, Martin Luther King Nothing is as suicidal as being ignorant; majority of what kills in life has no hands and legs which...

MOTHERS ARE THE TRUE HEROES

MOTHERS ARE THE TRUE HEROES

MOTHERS ARE THE TRUE HEROES! To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow. - American poet, Maya Angelou.   I love photography. I love capturing beautiful moments. And the above...

THE GIRLFRIENDS’ CLUB

THE GIRLFRIENDS’ CLUB

THE GIRLFRIENDS’ CLUB We are all from different walks of life. One thing binds us together irrespective of our culture, ethnicity, races, classes and backgrounds. Each was born as a little child with joy in the hearts of our parents. Growing up as a little girl who...

Do you like our published works?

You can add your literary work to an endless list of poems, short stories, flash fiction, spoken word poetry, and interviews.

Kreative Diadem

The right to think is the right to write

© 2015 - 2019 Kreative Diadem. Copyright. All Rights Reserved.

Comments

comments

Join our reading community

Join our reading community

Sign up for our free weekly newsletter and get free access to our library of poems, short stories and essays. 

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This