Lelyanotleyla

Kenya

Faith.

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Don't forget why you started

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Lelyanotleyla (Kenya) published:

My Bones Will Know

PROMPT: Child Narrator

"Your Baba was a good man," my grandmother said softly, staring into the fire. The fire cast shadows on her face, making her look like the shadow faced ogres that were said to have terrorized these lands years before our community was even formed.

"He made mistakes, but he was good. A strong man," she said and glanced at me from the corner of her eye. Even though she learned English way before my parents were born, the words still...

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Lelyanotleyla (Kenya) published:

The Semester Challenge

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Ramona stood at the door, fidgeting with the dismantled doorbell in her hands. Blowing a stray strand of hair from her face, she raised her hand and knocked on the door. Holding her breath in anticipation, she quickly stilled her hands and hid them behind her back. Loud footsteps pounded on the floor right behind the door, causing her to stiffen up and start looking around for a place to hide in panic.

It was too late to hide. The...

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Lelyanotleyla (Kenya) published:

Sometimes I Wish That We Never Got This Far

PROMPT: My December Competition 2019

My 11th December.
Lilongwe, Malawi.
Status: homesick.


My father worked in Malawi for long enough that my younger sister only saw him as the stranger I called my father. She flinched at his affection and shied away from his gaze. I think the heartbreak I always saw on his face when she rejected him was what pushed him to suggest we spend December in Lilongwe with him. 

I missed homeBack in Kenya, December was always in my parents'...
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Lelyanotleyla (Kenya) reviewed:

bunny sized dragon

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Your writing is concise and straight to the point, which is very good for a short story of this theme. Most importantly: Please set the scene. Build a setting for your reader to visualize using description and make sure they...

6 months ago

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Lelyanotleyla (Kenya) published:

Sometimes I Wish That We Never Got This Far

PROMPT: My December Competition 2019

My 11th December.
Lilongwe, Malawi.
Status: homesick.

My father worked in Malawi for long enough that my younger sister only saw him as the stranger I called my father. She flinched at his affection and shied away from his gaze. I think the heartbreak I always saw on his face when she rejected him was what pushed him to suggest we spend December in Lilongwe with him. 

I missed homeBack in Kenya, December was always in my parents'...

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6 months ago

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