M.A.N: A Creative Fiction by Tolu Dara
We are thrilled to share this creative fiction by Tolu Dara with you. The story tells itself. You will be fascinated by how it overpowers the writer, meanders carefreely and knots itself into a ribbon of creativity. Just like us, you will wonder why a…
Brach and Ara, A Short Story By Ghanaian Writer, Ewoenam Kukah
Many people believe that telling stories from the second-person point of view can mess up plots and make dialogues cranky, but Ghanaian writer, Ewoenam Kukah, makes an exception with her short love story, “Brach and Ara”. You will be somewhere in between thrilled and impressed…
Enter The Alpine Fellowship Writing Prize 2021
The competition is organized by the Alpine Fellowship, a charity project with the broad aim of promoting culture and the arts. The Alpine Fellowship Writing Prize 2021 is worth £15,000! Prizes • 1st place: £10,000• 2nd place: £3,000• 3rd place: £2,000 Theme for The Alpine Fellowship…
Two Poems By Ogah Friday David
In “Portraits” and “Colours”, Ogah Friday David writes about love and memories. The poems are sensational and such a delight to read. – Editorial team Portraits I paint on your shadow/ a cloudof lilac metaphors/ portraits of ovatekisses round the rim of your waist in…
Litanies & Lessons, A Creative Rant By Tolu Dara
Sometimes, the lessons we need to desperately learn come in a scarred neck and a shattered collarbone. Tolu Dara writes about moments and the ripple effects some of them create. – Editorial Team I am learning not to overreact when my temper rises.I am also…
Hidden Pains, A Short Story By Ephraim Ndubisi Orji
Duni is married to a charming man who is a closet monster. For how long can she go on absorbing the pain? In Hidden Pains, Ephraim Ndubisi Orji answers this question as he writes about domestic violence, the sad reality of several marriages around the…
The Song That Sings Me: A Poem By Kwaghkule Aondonengen Jacob
This poem will easily win a reader’s heart and hold them spellbound with its simple but sublime imageries. Kwaghkule Aondonengen Jacob’s poem, “The Song That Sings Me” is a masterpiece. – Editorial Team Before the sky will be bereavedOf the lately smiles of the sunSome…
7 Writing Contests to Enter in February 2021
Getting your work out is one of the preoccupations of a writer. We are constantly in search of a ‘home’ for the poems, stories, and non-fictional pieces we invested hours into creating. This is because the world will not trace us to our quiet writing…
Two Poems By Ifenaike IfeAyomipo
Rhythmic. Moving. Fantastic wordplay. These poems are best adopted for a stage performance but they still sit on the page with so much grace. Ifenaike IfeAyomipo is a refreshing voice. – Editorial team Recycling my father knows these men. I know them too,history tucks their…
Two Poems By Nigerian Poet Aiyejinna Abraham O.
The poetic persona in both poems is melancholic but nothing short of magical. In “Water is Tasteless to Him That Lives in Peace” Aiyejinna Abraham O. writes about terrorism in such a way that we are beginning to think that when a person rummages through…
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The poem, "Sugar on wet Sand" by Omodero David, is experimental and daring. The poet is set to take the #poetrycommunity by storm and our fingers are crossed.
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"Along Came Love" by Zubair Hassan Baba, is what we might refer to as brilliant historical fiction. You may smile or sigh but surely, you will fall deeply in love with Zubair's storytelling style at the end of it all.
Read story here: https://eboquills.com/2021/05/01/along-came-love-a-short-story-by-zubair-hassan-baba/
"...I am the voice of reason,
That dance not to the deceitful tone
Of political eloquence and propaganda
I am the voice above religious hypocrisy and sycophancy
Truth is my warrant and change is my cause..."
Who Hears Me? By Etim Bassey Onyam
Read here: https://eboquills.com/2021/04/24/one-poem-by-etim-bassey-onyam/