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Immanuel James: HOW A LOVE NOTE LED ME TO WOLE SOYINKA

In the evening of December 9, 2006, a little boy had run an errand for me. The courier of my love note, he had been held up longer than necessary in my neighbour’s room, at 7, Esado Street, Olodi-Apapa, Lagos. The recipient was one haunting distraction. (Aware of her incurable ...

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WHEN LOVE KNOCKS

I knew exactly what Love would look like I’d always thought I hadn’t met Love yet But I knew if Love wandered into my room I would recognise him at first glance Love would wear a crucifix necklace Love would play acoustic guitar And know all my favourite Beatles songs ...

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AN OPEN LETTER TO MY SON

My dear adorable son, I love you very, very much. My love is without condition and I honestly hope that you’ll forever know that, no matter your age or how stubborn you’ll become, I’ll always love you unconditionally. A recent incident has prompted me to write this open letter to ...

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COMING SOON

Kathmandu, Nepal. “They’ll come soon.” She nodded – a weak, forwards slide of her head – then leaned back and closed her eyes. He knelt beside her, peering into her face, at the rise of her chest as she breathed, assuring himself that she was still there, in body and ...

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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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You Can’t Save Them All

You can’t save them all. It’s not for a lack of trying, because you actually do try. You try to be a good friend. You try to always be there, to let them know that it’s going to be alright. But in the end, you can’t save them all. The ...

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My Bible Story: FLAVIUS III

Read previous episodes HERE (I) and HERE (II) * Everything happened so fast. It seemed like one moment, we were on the way to the Garden, and the next, a seemingly innocent man was robbed of the trial Rome insists on and accused and sentenced for…nothing. I stood in the ...

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WHEN HEAVEN SPEAKS (Final Episode)

Click HERE To Read Previous Episodes Of WHEN HEAVEN SPEAKS * March 2015 Ifeanyi and James stepped into the church as the early mass was winding down to an end, and they stood in the back, listening to the priest, Tobi, drone on in a dull monotone broken occasionally by ...

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My Bible Story: FLAVIUS II

Read Episode 1 HERE. * The years passed and I rose up the ranks. I had taken part in a few military campaigns, but in the end, I was reposted to Judea – this time as a captain. I found that the land had begun to grow on me and ...

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My Bible Story: FLAVIUS

I stare at the goblet before me, its blood red contents mocking me, daring me to swallow and end my misery. I am not great believer in the afterlife, but somehow I feel that killing myself would not end my pain. Nothing could ever end my pain. And to make ...

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