Category Archives: Flash

13 is Your Lucky Number – Akata Witch Fan Fiction

It’s been ages since I wrote anything, but I’m back. This is a fan fiction piece inspired by Nnedi Okorafor’s Akata Witch. Please enjoy. _____________ “Hey! Sunny!” Nwanneka called out as Sunny was leaving her class, Orlu following closely behind. “Oh no.” Sunny sighed as she tried to put on something she hoped was a … Continue reading 13 is Your Lucky Number – Akata Witch Fan Fiction

Yet Another Date

I was fourteen and I had just gotten into Senior Secondary School, the first time a man told me I was beautiful. I was ecstatic; nothing else mattered in the world. I began to make efforts to make myself look more beautiful for him. I remember using excessive amount of white powder on my face … Continue reading Yet Another Date

Kim in the Garden of Eden (Flash fiction)

The Serpent slithered over to where Kim sat on a rock, naked, taking a selfie and preening herself. “ Do you know why God forbade you from eating from the Tree of Knowledge?”, asked the snake. “Because my bum will grow bigger?”, she shot back without even thinking. “ No!”, hissed the snake,”…try again”. She … Continue reading Kim in the Garden of Eden (Flash fiction)

Nostalgia

    There is something immensely enthralling and helplessly entrancing about kissing someone you truly love for the first time. A majestic tranquillity stirs in, and settles placidly on your weary nerves, just as dew descends on leaves on a misty morning. An unabashed sincerity drifts through your lips as they brush against theirs, and … Continue reading Nostalgia

The U-Turn Could Have Come Earlier

  Rains lashed onto my bare back as I scooped up her fragile frame and carried her out of the car. Perhaps, she’d passed out, she couldn’t endure the pain she’s suffered. Perhaps, she just pretended to be asleep. Never wanted to face the reality. Never wanted to see the man who left her alone … Continue reading The U-Turn Could Have Come Earlier