In lieu of Big Brother Africa, Again!< I have thought long and hard as to what it would take to win the competition and come up with: Ten tips, guaranteed to win Big brother! Cook and clean: Everyone loves the person that provides food, but do you know who is more loved?; the person that … Continue reading Ten Tips to Winning Big Brother Africa/Nigeria
The Perversion on mine eyes My ears, my mouth The perversion of my mind That I can no longer see a grown man with a little child And not question or doubt Worse even that while I fold my newspaper I say to myself, ‘aint no ‘uncle’ touching my kids’ Aunties too. The perversion of my eyes … Continue reading The Pervert
Beyond hat tricks and cards Beyond holding my breath in a tank of water wondering if this guy knows what he is doing Beyond my laughter and tears Is a destined path Whether it’s you sawing me in half Or making me vanish from box to box Beyond fairy tales and leprechauns Lies destiny A … Continue reading Beyond Smoke Screens and Mirrors
Aikume, didn’t bother to pick up her wrapper, rather, she nodded gently and motioned for him to come closer. Kankan shook his head vehemently, “Oh no, Oh no, I’m not falling for that one! Next thing you know, I’ll be underwater, talking to fishes!” Aikume laughed a laugh that went into one ear and massaged … Continue reading The Tale of Aikume…Part II
Aikume waited till even the crickets had slept before she crept out of her bed and into the bushes. The moon wasn’t out yet, so she had to trace her fingers on the branches as she made her way down the path. She really didn’t need to, she knew the stream by heart. It was where … Continue reading The Tale of Aikume…Part One
My ribs hurt from the constant thumping of my heart When, where, how… Never ending questions in my heart about love, life, the future and the future’s future! My mind says, I’m over thinking ‘Chill out, relax, que sera sera and all that’ My heart refuses to listen. It wants to know it now It … Continue reading Que sera sera and all that
I didn’t know what to make of his palm in my face; his lips were still moving but for some bizarre reason his leading statement ‘know your role woman!’ kept ticking in my head like his damn coo coo clock. I was waiting on the bird to burst out of my brain with some … Continue reading Calling All Side Chics…Please proceed to the Incinerator
What do I tell my heart? What do I do to make it stop aching? What do I drink, what pill is out there to mend a broken heart? Do you know? I need a salve, a balm, a drink….anything My heart is broken and I cant fix it! It’s dashed into a million tiny … Continue reading What do you tell a broken heart?
BOOK 1 ‘THEY SAY EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON’ 1 It was ten minutes after midnight when I heard the loud wail. The piercing scream that tore the peace of the night to fragments. It was not a far away wail like the ones I had heard from Effiong’s house, only two … Continue reading ‘Did I?’
She shut her eyes as the sun stretched its arms above her. “I’m so glad we took this trip, Mabel” “Mabel?” she opened one eye by a sliver but her aunt was gone. She sat up and just as she was about to get up and search for her, a being eclipsed the sun on her behalf. … Continue reading Cayenne dreams
Like Sidi He was my Baroka See he saw me with his eyes and his mind pursued me No matter where I turned, his thoughts were there, staring me in the face Ok, I confess, I didnt quite run away from this thoughts They made me blush and giggle They lit up my eyes and … Continue reading Lion Adorned Jewels…
An entire month has gone by… I thought I’d be married off and have a billion children by now, but it hasn’t happened. I wish it did though; my father has become a beast to me since the incident. He told all the other wives that he had caught me with pornography; I had to … Continue reading Moira’s Diary II
Dear you, I cant believe its been 365 already! Yup another 365 and we’re still here! I just want to thank you, for always being here, for never giving up and for you inner strength. You probably hear this from people all the time, but I just want to let you know that I admire … Continue reading 365
“This is a final boarding call, for flight 992 to Lagos, please proceed to gate 5”. “This is a final boarding call, for flight 992 to Lagos, please proceed to gate 5” He bumped into her as she ransacked her purse. Smiling, he apologised, “Sorry, I need to get to gate 5.” She smiled in … Continue reading There is fire on the mountain, perhaps we should run….
Dear Brain, In the past days, I have been feeling weird. How do I know? Well I have this feeling, its a feeling that I feel now that I know that I have never felt before and when I feel this feeling, I want to feel more and more of it, I dont want it … Continue reading A Letter from the Heart!