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THE HUSTLE OF A RAINBOW (Episode 9)

The last time you heard from me, I was in a relationship with Cici, happily in love and all. That was in faraway February. It was just another February past and I’m in a different relationship. I should fill you in on what happened shey? Oya grab your popcorn and ...

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Together we sat Under a leaking roof Misery, I and a broken heart * Two moons and a quarter Through the clanging of bells And the period of the sleigh We sat Quietly And the world watched While it raged outside, within And my heart bled out Slowly * Then ...

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Slowly…

Slowly, Our flame dwindled to embers Slowly Our embers became cold ash. Slowly, The love songs became mute, Slowly Hummed by lips of singing shadows bitter silence of another cold night Slowly, You became a familiar stranger Slowly, Transforming from the one that I knew to someone that I don’t. ...

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A Simple Story About Karma

I feel a slight dip in the altitude. It is enough to break my concentration in the book I am reading. I glance beside me to the sea of cottony clouds drifting by my window. It’s so beautiful up in the air. I turn to my companion, the young woman ...

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PEOPLE YOU MAY KNOW

Today, your name appeared on my Facebook list of ‘People You May Know’. I paused, dragged my breath and scrolled up again. Facebook doesn’t know that you’re not simply someone I may know; instead you’re someone I know, or thought I knew. Memories drove me to a those times I ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 52)

“Mummy NOW!” Gabby complains, his peeved voice dragging me out of my thoughts. “Sorry, my dear,” I murmur, feeding him with the spoonful of food I’d left suspended in the air because of my mental preoccupation. I am feeding lunch to him and Nuella. Feeling the desire to ruminate some ...

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WINTER ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON

One day it happened That day I couldn’t have expected it That day, the hues of the sky burned in brick red and dark shades of violet Chirps vanished from the beak of wee birds Crickets from the shy grasses that had frozen over in cold sweat Even the fine ...

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Goodbye Is The Hardest Word

And then, Rafael said to Jane, “I can’t… we can’t…” Jane replied aghast, “Why not?” Rafael: Last night got me thinking too. And I realized that something has changed. Jane: What? Rafael: I just don’t love you the way that you love me. That’s the problem. That’s why this won’t ...

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THESE BRUISES

One I wish I could nail these hands to the edges of stars I would sacrifice this body to the sky Hoping to resurrect as someone spiteful enough to not care about you anymore Two Staple me to a cross. Pierce my side with a broken promise And I will ...

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Ben Affleck broke Jennifer Lopez’s heart

Jennifer Lopez says Ben Affleck was the first guy who broke her heart. The ‘Booty’ hitmaker, who got divorced twice before she started dating the ‘Gone Girl’ actor in 2002, was completely devastated when they ended their engagement in 2004 even though she married her third husband, Marc Anthony, six ...

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