The day began in earnest and the boughs of trees danced quietly and bowed carefully to the sweet movement of the morning breeze. Human activities were growing at a snail pace. Spiders were in a world of their own, hanging about on the warm hands of the beautiful bushes. Their fine nets of thin threads … Continue reading My Friend
It was the early hours of the day. Buyers were already in the farm to get eggs. But the eggs were not enough and some people had to go elsewhere. The farmer was sad. So he went under a shade to milk a cow. As he worked silently, an old friend walked in. Smiling faintly, … Continue reading Stranger in the Farm 2
The farmer was sad that eggs were stolen in his farm. He had tried to catch the thief, but failed. How the man in the mask found his way into the farm was not clear. One night, the farm was as calm as the still water, and Mr. Ajayi was in his room snoring hard … Continue reading Stranger in the Farm
The night was cold. The few stars that sat on the doorstep of the sky could not light up the poor earth. As darkness ruled, fruit bats had a field day. They flied and fed all night. When it was midnight, Mr. Ajayi and Tolu had already surrendered to the subtle call of nature and … Continue reading Man in the Mask
The night was as dead as a doornail and Lady Tranquility took her esteemed seat in the neighbourhood. Dag, a frustrated cat in the pool of old age had nothing better to do than lay on the rooftop of a bungalow that was begging for renovation. The cat in the belly of hell gazed at … Continue reading Different Strokes
The man seemed to be robust due to many years of inactivity and his baldhead shone like an afternoon sun. Ogbuefi had lost so much and there was no way he would forget in a hurry the truckload of misfortune that crept into his life like a man that dined with mischievous people. Adversity came like the rushing wind upon the poor soul.