My choices were straightforward, the blue pills to terminate this seed of love or the stack of bags which I had never truly unpacked in the corner of the room. Many say products of broken homes make bad spouses. Optimists like my mum, insist that this is not always true, and that they have a … Continue reading Loves, Choices and Decisions
Chidi unlocks the door with his key and walks into his apartment. The delicious smell of onugbu soup fills his nostrils. Ah yes, Paulina has created yet another culinary masterpiece. Chai, why does she have to be so good in the kitchen? And so good in bed for that matter. It will make tonight all the … Continue reading Na Me N’ You
Money no de hide! The worst case happened in the last two years before, when he attended a screening interview at the national sports commission. There were only two candidates. One came for action dressed in training suit ready for the drill. The other came in a dressing room meeting suit so fitting that the … Continue reading Give Us more Stephen Keshi
”never mind”he swop to english as if to show the doctor he too was educated”i’ll wait till general hospital opens again”emeka added abrasively before storming out of the doctor’s office defiant to his illness.
It dissolves my resolve Once I asked how a leopard can blot its spots Or a tiger wipe its stripes Living the moments even they pass Just like flickering flames before the dust and the ash Cherishing them even as they perish Peace resides on the other side of conflict And there’s no berth around … Continue reading Choices and Fates
Choices I see that life as we live is a choice Him who is full of fear is one so gross From his silver soul take away his dross And make his gold to become prosperous Wither shall we go? Who then shall send me? Now that we see, one way leads to … Continue reading PARABLES AND PEBBLES:choices, prophet
One request- so tall Your eyes, said it all We got into the mall All I did was call From behind the wall For the attendants in the hall Your choice wasn’t the balls Your pick was Shawarma I offered you banana … Continue reading A Taste Of Hunger
Thursday morning, traffic was free-flowing. It left you feeling clairvoyant. You had taken it as a sign of something unusual waiting to happen. It probably had something to do with the call, you concluded. You let your eyes roam the entire reception area of Capital Projects’ Head office. You had been there only a few … Continue reading Between God’s Call and the Good Life (2)
Another disappointment. “My Friend, this degree is useless… I’m sorry.” His words hit you like a hard brick. They left you feeling like a prick. But you were not struck with the same intensity they had the first time you heard them. Despite your worthless Architecture degree, you knew all about the theory of sensory … Continue reading Between God’s Call and the Good Life (1)
I had given a lot of thought to how I would lose my virginity. Tucked away in a box I reserved for lonely nights I had built up fantasies on how “it” would happen. In my mind’s eye it would be with a beautiful man who loved me as much I loved him, and after … Continue reading Was it Worth it?
LALAM: My friend, what are you doing here? UDAMA: I have bothered myself a lot about government not doing its job. Maybe it is time I bothered myself with doing my job. LALAM: Really, don’t tell me you have started yet another business. UDAMA: No, not something serious. Only that our boss tied this month’s … Continue reading This Election Day