Krystal Pen

Fiction, Poetry and everything Literary. Every voice should be heard.

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Ghosts on the loose/ Series/ Chapter 2

Maa held us tightly in the siting room. We sloped into her arms like chicks, sitting on the long wooden couch. Toma was frozen while I felt the nerve around my temple throbbing. The shock was passing gradually, but it was taken so much time, like it was never going to. Maa tried to tells us it was normal for children to see things that are not there. ‘It’s your […]

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Ghosts on the loose/ Series/ chapter 1

Chapter 1 It was soon after the war, when we returned to that smell of blood trapped in the air, we realized, that everybody dies in war, no survivors. Our blood didn’t spill on the ground, the bullet didn’t steal our flesh away, but we died too. We became new persons, strange persons, living in our former bodies. People with extra pair of eyes. We saw ghost showing us their […]

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Junior/ Fiction/ Written by Okeudo Emmanuel

Junior is seated on the dining table. He is saying something, some sort of a farewell speech. I stare at him from head to toe like I am searching for something. My eyes settle on his swinging legs, the gently hypnotic sways causes my mind to drift away, slowly like a leaf on gentle water current. The way junior swing his legs listlessly and without care reminds me that he […]

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