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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Creative Writing

Through her eyes: A short story by Emmanuella Udom
7 years ago

Through her eyes: A short story by Emmanuella Udom

The air was thin, but the fluorescent light was bright.

“Hand me those earrings,” she said, without looking away from the mirror that reflected her gentle …
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My Tune
7 years ago

My Tune

I’m humming a consistent tune. It’s been on my mind for hours and I figure humming it will get it out. I’ve been at it …
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Poetry: The Practice
7 years ago

Poetry: The Practice

I.

 

The mere mention of it Is enough to evoke An intertwined and raw emotion Championed by excruciating pain and fear Knees tremble And, legs shut close In pursuit …
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The Tease
7 years ago

The Tease

His heart was delivering its own show. The music segment hadn’t even started, but the constant thumping coming from his chest could have fooled him. He was going …
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Beaten
8 years ago

Beaten

“I’m not only speaking for my daughter, I’m speaking for every child here!” My mother’s voice was a tone higher than usual. “Madam, you may …
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The Beast by Inktippeddreams

It could have passed for a movie—one of those action types with the frightening violence, obnoxious red blazes, and mischievous protagonists.  But the unsteadiness of the camera …
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