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Tears of the Night, MacKing T. Thompson,

Short Story: Tears of the Night (Part 5) by Mac-King T. Thompson

This is the concluding part of the Short Story Series by Mac-King T. Thompson titled “Tears of the Night” – a riveting tale of three...
Tears of the Night, MacKing T. Thompson,

Short Story: Tears of the Night (Part 4) by Mac-King T. Thompson

Greetings Africa, This is the fourth part of the Short Story by Mac-King T. Thompson titled “Tears of the Night” – a riveting tale of...
Tears of the Night, MacKing T. Thompson,

Short Story: Tears of the Night (Part 3) by Mac-King T. Thompson

Tears of the night This is the third part of the Short Story by Mac-King T. Thompson titled Tears of the Night – a riveting tale...
Tears of the Night, MacKing T. Thompson,

Short Story: Tears of the Night (Part 2) by Mac-King T. Thompson

Tears of the night This is the second part of the Short Story by MacKing T. Thompson titled "Tears of the Night" - a riveting...
Tears of the Night, MacKing T. Thompson,

Short Story: Tears of the Night, by Mac-King T. Thompson

Tears of the Night "Bye Mama." Yaya said as he walked away from the sight of his mum into the silent night. "May heaven back you, my...

POEM: Africa Here I come, by Chime Hilary

POEM: Africa Here I come, by Chime Hilary Africa, here I come, Africa Africa of the black soul The soul of an ancient culture The culture of your...
Society Women

The Society Women Series…Book 1

Wanna Be Mom Mrs. Brenda smiled her admiration as she let her eyes roam around the expanse of land. “The rich folks sure know how...
Beach Party

Beach Party

  Alexis had had it up to her chin with her sister’s escapades and she was done covering for her. Like her friend Sonia said,...

If Tomorrow Never Comes

If Tomorrow Never comes Bountiful of writhes await my tribute Seemingly imminent, but moment unfolds the hidden Neither the heart is ridden with phantom To the lords, all...

A Review of Bola ‘Salt’ Essien-Nelson’s TRUE CONFESSION by Unyime-Ivy King

Hello Konnect Africans! In August, we interviewed Author and Blogger , Bola Salt Essien-Nelson; fast forward to September, and her latest book, True Confessions is...

Unwind 3…A Series

8th July 2012 I bumped into someone today. My ex before I got married to Tunde. Wonder what brought him to this side of town. ...

Unwind 2: A Series

July 5th 2012 It has been an eventful few days. I wonder how Tammy thinks up these things. Not really what I expected but I’m...

Unwind: A Series

1st July 2012 Can pain be the precursor of bliss? I have pondered this for years. I haven’t been the same confident, self assured woman...

The Day-A Poem

  Oh! It’s another splendid morning, A morning with its rekindled died hopes of yesterday, But the fear, Yeah! The fear still lingers on, The sun upon rising...

Woman -A Poem

To the bearer of nations, it is you I call, The last of the creator’s creations, it is you I call, To you whose weakness, falls...

Touched: A Short Story

The day had been dull from the moment she awoke; funerals just weren’t her thing. Then again, it was time to say good night....

Faith Walk -A Poem

So I pause and look round My thoughts are still to my heart sound This is not me!   I have two eyes, two sightings They struggle as the...

After All These Years, All That Glitters Is Still Not Gold! [A Tale]

  Rachel’s first trip to England didn’t go as planned, and she was frustrated as hell. She wasn’t sure what angered her the most. The...

What If? [A Tale]

Yoliba stood in front of her boudoir mirror and studied her naked outline. Everything seemed to be just as she remembered. She stuck out...

Choices [A Tale]

Deep laboured breaths were the only sounds in the room. Jermima walked intermittently, from the double windows to the door leading into the passage...

Along Came Wisdom [A Valentine’s Day Story]

Along Came Wisdom, A Valentine's Day Story It was the last of her pocket money. In fact it wasn’t even her pocket money per se;...

Grace- A Poem

Wrapping my slender frame tenderly, Forcing me to recognise its warmth Through the frigid night that seems unending Am so aware of the cloak of grace Like a...

Chinasa [A Tale]

Looking through the window as she wondered what life held for her once this ordeal was over, Chinasa’s eyes filled with tears. "Why did...

The Form [A Story]

Kamnefechi had to close from work very early that Tuesday. She was due in Church. She needed to obtain the wedding form which was...

Christmas: What Is It?

Is it the last page on the conventional calendar? Is it the time of the appearance of the big star? Is it when homes are alive...
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