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PLEASE MARRY ME – FIVE

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER FIVE AYEGBA                    I wake as if it’s an emergency, as if sleeping this long has become a dangerous thing. My heart beats faster, there is a buzzing in my brain and together, they are as panic on sneakers. Only now my brain …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – FOUR

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER 4 ILEANWA         I grew up as everyone’s child so I don’t know how to feel entitled. I lost my both parents in a flood that submerged lives and properties in Ibaji, my hometown, at age two. I still don’t know how …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – THREE

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER 3 AYEGBA      I should not have stormed out of mum’s place this way. The woman is getting older by the day and my unforgiving unrepentant attitude towards her may kill her before her time. I reckon this, only that I don’t know …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – CHAPTER 2

PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO CHAPTER 2 ILEANWA         Every single pull on a strand of my hair sends shivers down my spine. The last thing I want to do in my entire life put together is braid my hair with hair extensions. I love combing my long …

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PLEASE MARRY ME – GRACE OCHIGBO

CHAPTER 1 AYEGBA      There is so much light pushing through the thick brown blanket covering me. I last remember listening to an episode from a new and exciting podcast channel I found on anchor two days ago. The Gist with Grace Podcast has become my newly found late night …

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Love In A Photograph – Finale

Love In A Photograph – Grace Ochigbo TEN (Finale)                The music was as loud as thunder; it made the cutlery on the table tops rattle. Neon lights flashed everywhere like police sirens, but much more colourful. The crowd flowed down the long wide hall. …

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Love In A Photograph – Nine

Love In A Photograph – Grace Ochigbo NINE                  The siren rent the still evening air like the knife of a butcher. It’s a violence to the calm that was the usual atmosphere of the FCT. The medics were already out there waiting as the vehicle sped into the gate of …

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Love In A Photograph – Eight

Love In A Photograph – Grace Ochigbo EIGHT                    No amount of expensive equipment can make up for the lack of plot. Or, is it the story line? So many things are not adding up. The movie started like a snail and almost ending like a sick dog. …

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Love In A Photograph – Seven

Love In A Photograph – Grace Ochigbo SEVEN               Two days ago, Linus was finally able to remove the wooden cast placed on his right arm. He had fractured the bone in the car crash. Fortunately, the elderly man was a local bone setter and also had knowledge in the use …

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Love In A Photograph – Six

Love In A Photograph – Grace Ochigbo Six                 The strange man withdrew a bit to see Linus’ face. A pair of tears raced down his cheeks. Salty tears were drifting into his mouth. The man pulled away gently from the hug and in half a …

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