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Titanic

TITANIC Written By: Romeoux Chrysta I have a million memories of my childhood. If these memories were shells on a beach, I am sure they would be yellow (Blue became my muse barely two months ago and I am unapologetically in love with her). There I was: just mastering the art of weeping for a […]

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Literature: Pieces of Reality

Dusk Till Dawn From the Upcoming Book: Pieces of Reality. By Hanamel Kingston Onyx stone Regardless of the windy dusk and a million speeches, we stood under the shower that morning stark naked, locked in a hug tighter than a tick’s ass. Nothing mattered that moment as “Dusk Till Dawn” by ZAYNE blared on replay […]

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Literature: Pieces of Reality

On A Lighter Note of Hypocrisy From Upcoming Book: Pieces of Reality By:Hanamel Kingston Onyxstone I keep seeing things that won’t allow me to drink water and mind my business. Young pastor lives opposite me – first floor. I live on third floor – I can see what goes on in his condominium, kitchen and […]

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Literature: Onyinye

 “ONYINYE” From the Upcoming Book Pieces of  Reality. By Hanamel Kingston Onyxstone. With her hips swaying of its own accord, Onyinye cat-walked languidly past me in the village square, where the new yam festival was in full swing.Sitting a few metres away from each other, our eyes would lock for moments before something got us […]

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Literature: Okija Shrine

Okija is said to have four shrines spread across various parts of the community, one in the centre of the community, while the others are in the forest. They include Ulasi, Ogwugwu-Akpu, Ogwugwu-Isiula and Ogwugwu-mmili. Generally the four shrines are described as Alusi-Okija. The shrines are said to be kind hearted and merciful but great […]

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Literature: Everything Goes

 Everything Goes Written by Storiesdaretell I was the type of girl he thought I was. He had said “this girl looks like you” to no one in particular. He had said it go get my attention. I looked at him. He tried to look back, but he didn’t hold my gaze. He couldn’t, because he […]

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Literature: Queen Amina

According to reports, the warrior Queen was born to a wealthy ruler, Bakwa of Turunku, in the year 1533 and they lived in the city state of Zazzau. Her family made a fortune from trading in cloths, salts, kola, imported metal and horses. During her father’s reign, Amina spent time training with the soldiers of […]

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Literature: Rant of Self

                                                    “RANT OF SELF” From Upcoming Book: Pieces of Reality Written by : Hanamel Kingston Onyxstone I haven’t physical friends. Why? I don’t pretend. I’m an unapologetic blunt realist. What […]

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Great and Stranger Things

       GREAT AND STRANGER THINGS “Great and Stranger Things” From the Upcoming Book: Pieces of Reality Written by Hanamel Kingston Onyxstone I have seen things in this life.Last night at 2 AM, I woke up to this loud howling and rush to my balcony. My sister followed suit. Dude on the ground floor, […]

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Burning Bridges

“Burning Bridges” Part LVIII Love and Relationship: The Redefinition From Upcoming Book: Pieces Of Reality Written by Hanamel  Kingston Onyxstone This piece was written exactly two year ago today. It was a period of brokenness, I doubt I would have been able to correctly piece all these words together without contributions from Doctor Chirota Akazemiah, […]

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The Rape Culture

“The Rape Culture”Excerpts From the Upcoming Book “Pieces of Reality”By Hanamel Kingston Onyxstone Gather round let’s take a selfie!Now that she is dead, we have converged online to protest and write eulogies of no value to the deceased. Nice!Why are we always waiting for disaster to strike before we get proactive?Truth is, our society is […]

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