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    Monster Love – 2 | Guest Post

    By: Handsome Okwu Legs wide open, blood on the floor with moans from dying lungs forming the tune. The last flash of moon was with a string of memory. 16 and untold, all the truth, only a heavy heart can bear. What must be done before the circle unfolds? For my secret has conceived a child and my child must be unknown. ‘Out of this abomination could be gold’ – my frail mind told. But the voice of my lover was cold and direct – “get rid of it for it must not grow”. I hear the doctors voice as I regained slight consciousness. “Hurry! Hurry!!” I looked up to…

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    Monster Love – Part 1

    By: Handsome Okwu In his embrace was comfort and protection. I have known him since I came forth, when my mind was plain and without intention. He was my hero and the very first word my mouth could echo. Five was the year he explained how much he loved me. A demonstration of his undying love was a kiss, a gentle touch as I stood there confused of my emotions. “Tell no one how much daddy loves you or else he would stop loving you.” These were his words that turned me a fool. 15 was the year Mama traveled for three months on church mission. My lover came to…