John sat at the table and waited. He wanted it to be the best thing he would do. He had never being so agitated. He checked his wristwatch and shifted again. A waiter came and desire to know if he will like to buy something. ‘Give me Malta Guinness’. He said. Normally, he wouldn’t take … Continue reading The Surprise Proposal
You have a lot of crooks trying to steal Your heart away from me You didn’t know how to put it together Cos you’ve not yet figured out How to love We had a lot of moments together When you were so young And your thoughts were so precious I invited you to learn at … Continue reading How To Love
Tall like a palm tree The body cloaked in a black barqua Legs hidden inside black socks Hands covered in dark gloves Face covered with a black veil The only thing visible to the eyes Are two eyes masked with black veil This is not a Halloween costume It’s not an African masquerade A mystery … Continue reading What Mystery?
The Most- Preferred Death She ran with all her might. She fell. The pain of the fall should have kept her sprawling on the floor but she was bent on getting out of the bush. Her heart raced. Tolulope tumbled again. The grass slashed her. Her hands flew into the air to grab any available … Continue reading The Most Preferred Death
In Leila’s perspective there were two types of women in the world, her type and Ruqqaiya’s type. She was the bad one and Ruqqaiya was the good one then how could Ruqqaiya be the one to get pregnant out of wedlock, she had one boyfriend at a time unlike Leila with several at the same … Continue reading Cloud of Deceit III
Desireé opened her eyes slowly and looked around, she couldn’t exactly tell how she got home but somehow she did. ‘I get to see another sunrise’. She muttered. She was scared to move, she knew the bullet didn’t cause any major damage but still, it hurt whenever she moved. She mustard courage and sat up, … Continue reading Abducted #6
My delicate rosebud… that’s what I always call her in our language. In return, as always, too, she will flash me with those well set teeth I can’t fail to marvel if God didn’t have a little sweat putting them perfectly together in her mouth. The little dimple by one side of her cheek is … Continue reading So Many Rivers to Cross
I stood in the witness dock, hands shaking, feet trembling. I kept thinking; what have I done?! Why did I have to open the hole I call a mouth? A million and one thoughts raced through my head as I stood there wondering how to get myself out of a mess I … Continue reading SniTcH!
I remembered clearly the ‘first’ time I met Jide, it was through Sola, a friend who has a crush on me. Yea! That’s if attraction is the same thing as a crush but who cares for fairies and wishes? I’m for real in Flavour’s voice. Dreams, crushes and wishes when it comes to girl/boy matters … Continue reading Memoirs of A Repentant Slut. . . 4
You love all things American. It has always been your dream to have your first baby in America. Kizito, your husband is in support. You thank God for blessing you with a sensible husband like him, not one with goat brain. You have told your friends about this trip, especially Ifeoma who recently return from … Continue reading FlashFiction: Homage to America
The sun hides behind the clouds, and nearby trees sway to the whistle of a gentle breeze. I look around, as nature reminds me of the day I first saw her. The heavens, that day, looked heavy, waiting for a release. Then I was a shy twenty-one year old; she was eighteen, and thorough. She … Continue reading I Wish
“Abigail?” Segun said. “Abigail what has got into you? Is it because of money you’re doing all this? You’re….” “Enough of all this nonsense.” I pounced on his words like a cat on a mouse. “Do you think you can just come into my room and be throwing insult on me?” “If not because of … Continue reading If Only I Knew – 5
Researchers believe when a woman enters a room of men and knows one of the men, she would look beautiful to all the men in the room because a energy connection would happen between her and the man, thereby making her beauty radiate. However, when Ajoke entered Gtbank at Awolowo bus stop, Ibadan she got … Continue reading Arrogant Beauty
I walked into this viewing center to have fun. There I was when some things began to make more sense. In the game of football, there are always two teams. At each point in time on the pitch, one team is attacking while the other defends. While I was enjoying this game between Chelsea FC … Continue reading Second Face of Football
Luke heaved his shoulders heavily, he couldn’t get last night off he’s mind. He called in sick, he couldn’t work in his current state. He hadn’t heard from Miles, Ethan, Annie and Desireé, he wasn’t sure they slept at home and that worried him. He stood by the window, his mind drifted to last night. … Continue reading Abducted #5