— His words are as smooth as butter, but in his heart is war. (Psalm 55:21) — “I’m throwing you a welcome party!” Kike jumped excitedly into Titi’s bed jostling her awake. Still very sleepy, Titi turned languidly to look at her aunt. “Are you happy?” Kike asked flashing her thirty-two widely. It’s been over a week … Continue reading HAZE 2: The Unveiling
You know, we all have several reasons for living. Several reasons for standing up from our bed every morning. Or mat as my own situation was. I was born enslaved, a second class citizen in my own country but, I am probably one of the few who see it that way. One hundred and fifty … Continue reading The Chronicles of Koruga
Being THE BOY in “A Boy’s Tears On Earth’s Tongue” – A universal review of the book. The first time I saw the book title: A Boy’s tears on Earth’s tongue, I smiled and grinned. I decided to take a deep breath and think about the subject matter. We have a boy and his tears … Continue reading Being The Boy In A Boy’s Tears On Earth’s Tongue – Book Review
I could almost predict what happened next, but I was still doubting because I could remember vividly her father. He was the most gentle man I’ve ever met, I am finding it difficult to believe my ears, it all just seems like a dream. A drop of tear came running down her cheek which was … Continue reading The Sex Machine 6 (18+)
LETTERS: LETTER TO GOD Dear God, We’ve been friends even as my mother conceived me. You told her that you love me. You told her that everything that concerns me touches you in the heart. You told her that you knew me even before she conceived me. You said to her: that my expectation shall … Continue reading Letters: Letter To God
WHY ARE YOU NOT MARRIED? A famous animal does not always fill the hunter’s basket. Why are you waiting for the pension that never comes? You can’t complain about not having shoes while the person you are talking to has no legs. Why don’t you want to hear the patter of little feet? Why are … Continue reading Why Are You Not Married?
In such a time like this When the world is going up way down And it seems everything is falling apart And the center cannot hold Life is just full of life drama This is the time to stand Take the stand go the distance Each one hold one bringing life Placing back home … Continue reading A Word Of Comfort
LETTERS: TO OLA. W. HELIM WHOSE HEART IS A PYRAMID OF LOVE Sometimes the only way I could be able to relate my experiences is telling them like tales. The other times I found joy looking at the sun grin with alluring smile from the sky. I’m an observer, a listener and sometimes can be … Continue reading Letters: To Ola. W. Helim Whose Heart Is A Pyramid Of Love
I remember a certain glass verse stuffed with colourful hibiscus ravishing and riveting “don’t touch this vase, I starved to buy it” mama would always warn. But I was just ‘five’ curious, adventurous, dexterous. One day, Mama returned from daily hustles, met the glass vase in fragments. An unintentional booboo. Spurred by ingenious curiosity. It … Continue reading Mama You Are the Enemy!
PROLOGUE 1996 It was dawn again. Maria stirred lazily on her bed as the alarm clock rang repeatedly… Annoyingly! She didn’t want to wake up now, she didn’t want to wake up tomorrow, she didn’t want to wake up forever. All she desired to do was stay in bed and bawl her eyes out. However, since her divorce, … Continue reading HAZE: The Prologue
LETTERS: TO A SOUL SISTER, ESTHER KALU Someday, we will sit together to talk about Nkporo. To talk about her maidens, the dusty road that colours the zinc along Etitiama and Elughu road whenever it is Christmas season, we will talk about the mountains and the hills; the rivers and the streams that surround her … Continue reading Letters: To A Soul Sister, Esther Kalu
Like every other day, I was buried in the deep slumber I finally had the chance to savor, and like every other night, it was predestined to be another short sleep. Needless to say that it was necessary to make the best use of that moment before we were awoken to the new day’s burdens. … Continue reading Chased (or something like that)
What if I said I love you? Would your heart skips its stepping stones and you fall into a bottomless hole? What if I told you each time, I see your buoyed up face as early as 1 a.m at morn in my lovely dreams My soul, spirit and body yearns to be always around … Continue reading What If I Said I Love You?
That was definitely not the reply they had wanted from him but that was honestly all he had for them. Dan finally nodded and rose to his feet with a smile. “Thank you for your time, Senior Miebaka,” he shook Miebaka who scoffed. “Please, just call me Miebaka,” he corrected as he rose to his … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Twelve)
Fredrick knew he needed to act fast after his discussion with Ikem. It was obvious Ikem was thinking of going back to Ugochi, and he wasn’t so certain the kind of reception he is likely to receive. Although, Ugochi had been very emphatic about not getting back together with Ikem, one can never be sure … Continue reading Love Beyond Reason 8