Dance To The Music

Dance To The Music

You remember the first time you had that ‘butterflies in your tummy’ feeling? The one that turned into a full ‘butterflies winter flight to warmer regions’ (do butterflies do that?!) when he kissed you. And it escalated to ‘I cannot breathe because the butterflies just swarmed to my heart’ when he held you? You can never forget the giddy sensation of your times together. Nor the moment you discovered the difference between having sex and making love. What of the time you started planning for forever? And then he broke your heart!

Troubled Thoughts

Troubled Thoughts

I am Emeka, a fully-educated chief accountant at Allied Bank. The Eastern blood runs through my veins and arteries. (pause) I cannot really blame my personal assistant and my secretary for thinking that I am too fussy. But I cannot help myself for trying to be different from the rest. While others did not give a hoot about the condition of their offices, I have always kept mine clean. And made sure of that, too. And no matter how many bad reports I give about my secretary and personal assistant at the end of each year, this never really stopped their promotions and annual increment.

SLEEPING DOGS (a prologue)

SLEEPING DOGS (a prologue)

As the taxi drove through the gates and into her brother’s compound, the vague feeling of unrest that had haunted Ada all through the forty five minute flight from Abuja to Lagos heightened. She had a strong feeling that, aside from the problem that had brought her here, something else was terribly wrong. It wasn’t … Continue reading SLEEPING DOGS (a prologue)

Calls

Calls

It started with a “Hello?” Sometime ago when we first met. We then grew on each other Even though we didn’t really meet. A while back, before me he stood Impeccably dressed. Sporting a radiant smile and an out-stretched palm “Hi”, he said. I had glanced at his palm and asked, “Do you know me?” He smiled, “No, … Continue reading Calls

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