Man on A Ledge…

“Man on A Ledge”. Never in my wildest dreams did I think this day would come. Before I begin my tale, let me first introduce myself: my names are Tachinus Chukwuebuka Madikwe but my friends call me TCM and in case you haven’t figured this out already, I’m hanging on for my dear life. I … More Man on A Ledge…

Dead and Gone (2)

She looked at the face of the child in the pamphlet, on one of his outstretched hand the words “I deserve to Live” and on the other “I could have been someone someday” written in black. Who leaves an Anti-Abortion pamphlet in the lobby of an abortion clinic? … More Dead and Gone (2)

Dead and Gone…

Someone yells for a blanket to be brought to have the body covered, others debate among themselves as to why such a bright young man would’ve opted to end his life. I just stare at the body and walk back in. I’m not really a mean person, it’s just he’s of no use to the world now that he was dead. … More Dead and Gone…

I Pledge…

but we’ve also failed ourselves. We’ve forgotten our rights as Citizens, forgotten that these people are answerable to us., well I’d keep them to myself. I recited the pledge over and over in my head and I asked myself: “At what Point did we forget the Pledge”. We pledged to serve Nigeria, Well the answers I got, who’d fix Nigeria? Our leaders have failed us, yet you hear Nigerians say how much they want to leave Nigeria for greener pastures *as though the green in our flags weren’t green enough.* If we all leave … More I Pledge…