Month: June 2017

Paper and Ink, Series

Consequences (1)

  By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda She set out to teach a lesson. She wanted to make him tremble, shiver, doubt his charm and place in her life. After all she had been stripped of her own self-worth years ago. She had lost all sense of who she was and what she wanted for a time. And now she was ready for […]

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Glimpses at Naherus (3)

By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda Rohorg’s breathing had slowed down out of his own will. He took one glance at the master and knew that it was all because of the man. The power lying inside of the old body was more than anything he had ever seen. Only the Varyyin who rode the devil beasts had as much magic […]

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Between Walls (Finale)

  By Lerato Mensah-Aborampah, Lesotho She closed her eyes and buried her head into her knees. She was still crying. For herself. For her mother who would have wanted her to choose herself over anything. Passing so easily caused her herself, which was everything. How could she have told Patrick or Mellissa without them judging her? Her judgement of herself […]

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NON FIRST DATE (6)

  By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda There’s a thin line between following our instincts and over reacting. In a relationship, the difference between the two often drives couples apart. My instincts started acting up when I realized you were more distant than usual. The frequent calls and messages had trickled to a once a week or twice if we were lucky. […]

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Glimpses at Naherus (2)

  By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda You are a mad man. The rumors of the master’s ruthlessness were well founded. Rohorg clapped his hand over his mouth so as not to scream. The master held up the beating organ to the light of the candle near where the other man’s body had collapsed. He mumbled a few words and a […]

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