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Through The Waters (Chapter 1) – Feyi Idowu

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” Isaiah 43:2

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Mosope glanced at the clock; she had 5 more minutes to leave the house. Her bed was in a mess; all the outfits she tried out this morning were scattered on her bed. She had tried on a green wrap dress, a flowery skirt and a red top before she finally settled for a grey dress and red heels. Every Sunday morning was like this but she always made it just in time for choir rehearsals. She slipped into a pair of slippers, grabbed her bag, red shoes and ran down the stairs.

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ABY Prose: Who Will Tell Them

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Look at this fool. Intoxicating my front yard with her cheap perfume. A mere good afternoon is more than her. She only knows how to chew bubblegum and wind her waist. Why must she empty fifteen cans of this nonsense perfume on her body before going out? Or has nobody told her the spray will not lift her breasts which are now almost touching her sandals? I don’t even want her good afternoon. Before you know it, it is me she will be asking if I know anyone who does quick and instant termination. No me oh! I will not be a perpetrator.

Eh hein now! Young girl, fallen breasts, stretch marks, no children to show for it. Do you have a better explanation? 

‘Ma Adeh I salot oh,’.

‘Eh.’ A victim of circumstance.

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