His Highness (4)

His Highness (4)

“Yes your highness” Ajani answered, he did not know what was on his master’s mind but he has always trusted his judgments and besides it was none of his business what his highness wanted to do with the girl. Omotayo carried her sister into the hut they shared with the other women, the hut was […]

I See Ghosts

I see something

I see something We ended school early today. It had something to do with bokoharam. I couldn’t really understand what they teachers were saying, but I heard them say there was a bomb blast at emab plaza. Lately mommy and daddy have been talking about an Islamic group terrorizing Nigeria and how unsafe it is […]

Natisha

Natisha

She’s the red, red dove of attrition her ambiance is the steely resolve of a daughter of eve, now wizened in the ways of men   But there are voices she hears echoing from abyss of tomb living ghosts from virulent past once incidental occupants of her womb!   In the daytime of night she […]

His Highness (3)

His Highness (3)

The person who killed her parents! She stood looking directly at the man in front of her; he was only a little taller than she was, “what is so fierce about him?” She thought. “How dare you stare at his highness like that, you lowly slave?” a soldier roared her gaze turned to the soldier […]

An Ode to ma Team

An Ode to ma Team

I whisper, Chelsea… Thy ‘blues’ art perfect… Thy trophy I see… Trophies in ‘packets…’ You begat architects… Like the sharp Fabregas… And ‘predatory insects…’ Like legendary Drogbas… You refined his powerful legs… The mad Costa of a lass… He’s agile like palmwine dregs… Quick in performing wonders… You’ve got the trickery of Hazard… Hazardous and […]

Making reading fun again