THE GRAVE CALL (SUICIDE NOT AN OPTION!)



The setting was kind of different, Chelsea intuited with her eyes closed; there was no rhythm, din, food aroma or phone beeps. She was perplexed as to what happened to the furniture, electrical gadgets, fun images, families and friends she once used to see. She inquisitively opened her eyes and noticed that she was in a non-capacious room; a coffin.

Chelsea soon realized she was all alone. She instantly sought ways to leave the place that was no room to swing a cat. All combat efforts were futile except her soundless wish. In a jiffy, Chelsea was out. She gasped when she sighted rows of gravestones that stood erect in silence at all corners like a sea of the dead.

The place was spooky. She ran unsteadily oblivious that she was stepping on other people’s graves. This perhaps angered the occupants as the air suddenly froze; the only sound in the atmosphere was the rustling of dry leaves in a terrifying manner. Chelsea could see shadows aside hers. She frightfully looked back and saw hundreds of fierce young faces. She was filled with fear and ran faster than her legs; but not for too long. She was soon surrounded with ghostly figures ready to pounce on her. For every eye she looked into, she could decipher their end; they all committed suicide with the hope to find solace after death. Chelsea instantly knew whatever she came here for was not yet here for her. It wasn’t her time yet. The grave had made the wrong call this time.

Chelsea woke up from the ghostly nightmare panting heavily. Staring right back at her were some suicidal objects. She instantly cleared them and made up her mind never to attempt suicide again irrespective of the earthly trauma but to keep striving till one day things get better. Story written by Ogefash

(Advice: The graveyard is very quiet and lonely, don’t be in a hurry to end a life you can not create. Defeat fear, worries, pains, depression, sickness, death, evil voice, suicide call and stand strong. Just keep pushing, striving, persevering, and one day, just one day, you would be the next in line for EXTREME GREATNESS. Suicide should not be an option!)

ARTICLE WRITTEN BY OGEFASH’S STYL MEDIA HOUSE. NO PLAGIARISM AND IF YOU MUST LIFT, PLEASE ACKNOWLEDGE!

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Author:

Born in the 80’s, Ogefash picked up writing early in her secondary school days at International School, Lagos. She took it professionally after her university days at the University of Lagos where she graduated from the Department of Mass Communication. She is a writer of several short stories some of which have been published in the magazines. Some of her popular stories are: A Night to Remember, The Special Gift, Haunted, Preparing Ahead of Time amongst others. Her novel "Looming Danger" published in December 2015, was highly recommended by people. She has worked with several media outlets some of which are Spur Magazine and Upcoming Magazine. With her love for children, she took up the task of supervising and taking care of children at the After School Department of Heritage School before her resignation. Her unique strory telling and song teaching skills endeared her more to the kids she worked with. Oge is a goal getter, a pace setter and always strives for excellence. She likes to impact and solve problems in a creative way in a challenging position. She has in-depth knowledge in reporting and editing. She is a seasoned writer and very passionate about her work. Interestingly, her blog is the first in Nigeria to start reviewing Nigerian and foreign movies and also write the plots scene by scene. Ogefash blog is also the first to give a detailed analysis about music and artistes in Nigeria and abroad. Ogefash says "I don't keep male friends because they always want to have sex with me. I don't keep female friends because they are always bitchy and envious. I only keep people I can call more than a friend!" Ogefash has an affinity for TV reality shows. In 2018, she represented Nigeria in the PanAfrican TV reality game show "The Maltavator Challenge" powered by Nigeria's number one malt drink packed full of energy giving vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6;Malta Guinness. The show brought together four African countries Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia and Coted'ivoire who competed for the grand prize of 20,000 dollars. Undaunted by any task in her field, Oge is highly energetic and creative. She is a rare gem and a gift to this generation.

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