Prose

By Coaj
In Prose
Jul 11th, 2014
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Her robber who was already getting agitated stretched his gun further at her and yelled ‘Lady do you know I can shoot you right now and everything you said now won’t matter? And if you think I’m bluffing then think twice (he said that as he rolled open the bullet compartment, pulled out one bul...
By Coaj
In Prose
Jul 4th, 2014
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Amazed, the robber stared at her for about eight seconds and said “Madam, turn around and give me all the money you have in your desk!” Marilyn who was still very much shaken by fear and could feel every strand of hair on her skin standing and her heart beat had grown so loud within […]...
By Coaj
In Prose
Jun 28th, 2014
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Completely stunned, Marilyn was vibrating as she tried to comprehend what was going on, still dazed, she tried to get a look at who it was, hoping it’s a prank and not an actual robbery, so she slowly raised her head to see a dark-skinned young man wearing dark shades , pointing a gun at […]...
By Coaj
In Prose
Jun 20th, 2014
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It had been a hectic and not so fruitful day for Marilyn, an average beautiful and hardworking single mother who’s approaching her mid-30s and runs a middle scale fashion boutique for young people. Not that she didn’t have much people visit her store, which is located just along the road but most...
By naijapose.com
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Jun 12th, 2013
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by Omobolade Odeniyi It’s a good morning, and why not? No, the birds didn’t chirp More like blaring horns The belly of coal tar snakes Cannot compare to fields of corn   It’s a good morning, and why not? No rain, but the dew did drop To the blurring of windshields It’s that mechanical wh...
By naijapose.com
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Jun 11th, 2013
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By Jonathan Kolawole It was meant to usher in new moment It was meant to renew our innermost strength Was meant to invigorate with such resolve that knows no bound ..Limitless was our world meant to be Breaking barriers that pose a stumbling Giving way to a kaleidoscope of hope Dawn…Infusing a ...
By naijapose.com
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Jun 5th, 2013
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By Wale Shammah No more Men who have been abused, Now playing the Abuser. No more women who have been heart-broken, Resisting the Love of a genuine Man. No more loving Husbands; Who torture their wives. No more leaders Who sacrifice their conscience; At the sight of money. No more jealous wives, who ...
By naijapose.com
In Prose
Apr 12th, 2013
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After 13 years in the United States, Ifemelu is about to return to Lagos; but first she must go to the hairdresser’s. So far, so run-of-the-mill, for who doesn’t want to look their best to greet a crowd of people they haven’t seen for a long time? But for Ifemelu, this essential pi...
By naijapose.com
In Prose
Apr 10th, 2013
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Thanks for not having Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Thanks for lacking knowledge Be thankful when you don’t know something, for it gives you the opportunity to learn. Thanks for difficult times Be thankful for th...
By naijapose.com
In Prose
Jan 21st, 2013
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Written by Goodness Mbamba Here I sit staring at the still body of the once beautiful woman I dreaded as much as I loved. Too still for words, willing her to move her body even if it is a little, unable to believe that one so active could lay so still oblivious of what is […]...