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Timi Yeseibo
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Take lemons & make life!
Take lemons & make life!

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There are no awards for readers, at least, none that I know of, but there are awards for writers. Readers buy the book that wins the writer a prize, and yet without readers, there would be no writers. Maybe this is why we read, and why in moments of…
The Magic of Readers
The Magic of Readers
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  How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. There was no perfect time to begin Livelytwist. Four years ago, I did not have all the answers I needed to start a weekly blog. Chief among them being whether I could sustain the…
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  “What are you afraid of?” He asked. “Nothing,” I replied, shaking my head as if that would make it true. I did not think I was afraid. I tried to explain the sense I had, which had nagged me for months, that I was on the threshold of something new. I…
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James Bekenawei on Loss The only thing that hurts more than a bad picture is a lost picture. Most times, to cement the details of an event in my mind, I take pictures. A picture is a frozen moment from a string of moments. Behind every photo, there is a…
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Samuel Okopi on Loss As a child, I longed to be baptised. I cannot remember a time while growing up as a Pentecostal Christian, that the opportunity to be baptised presented itself to me. Baptism felt like a watershed moment from which I would rise a…
The Appointment
The Appointment
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              Tomi Olugbemi on Loss Dying does not hurt the dead but I fear it is different for Mummy. I often worry that she may be grieving too, floating about in some existential plane and mourning the absence of her husband and children. I chew on the…
She Always Will Be
She Always Will Be
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Timi Yeseibo on Loss We are all dust passing through the air, the difference is, some are flying high in the sky, while others are flying low. But eventually, we all settle on the same ground. ― Anthony Liccione To reinvent yourself in your late-thirties,…
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‘Pemi Aguda on Loss My story of loss is a story of los–ing. It is a story of the futility of will, and the limitations of drugs against the stubbornness of genetics, of body. I start to write this story in my head while staring at myself in the mirror,…
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Christiana Udoh on Loss It is too early for me to write about my father’s death, a loss that has forced me to grow forward and backwards in two months. These tears, inevitable as they might be, have come too soon. Growing up, Father’s ill heath…
My Father’s Laughter
My Father’s Laughter
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Ife Nihinlola on Loss It was the morning after a long night that I’d spent working on copy. I was sleep deprived and my mind was slow to react to things around me. So when my phone dropped to the floor, I reached for it sluggishly. The danfo that I rode…
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