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A festival of fire

Google does not answer every question. A fire outbreak nearly does. Or at least tries. On Otedola Bridge, the explosion is a bridge into five songs: Geometry Parabolas of anxiety. A woman who hated math recalls her math teacher’s voice: Diameters split every circle into half. Everything splits now. Diameters Read more…

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Chicken

There is a song in my belly and this is its chorus: chicken, chicken, chicken. You see, eagles are enjoying the spotlight too much – just like the lion. Soar like an eagle. Be as bold as a lion. I am tired of hearing such. Can’t we see the value Read more…

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Childhood Memories

Childhood memories. Sunshine. Laughter. I don’t remember all we did or said, but the feeling remains fresh in my heart. Childhood memories. Praise and I would check the balcony to trace the muffled voices from downstairs. We would play the old ball with Ayanfe or Folake’s brother not because we Read more…

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Shiny

If a thousand days are like a day to God, I suppose the days we count worthy of celebration are tiny pebbles in his palms. Shiny all the same. So how do I celebrate Father on Fathers’ Day? Is it through the music of the human tongue? Or sparking a Read more…

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God’s Storyline

Listen. There are stories that glisten. Stories like the ones stinging my eyelids – you would never see them until I pull them off with my fingers, until I grip my pen. Stories stitched to my tongue, stories you would never hear of if I do not break the walls Read more…

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