” Grizzy…what’s wrong? ” Her Petit mother asked for the umpteenth time with a worried look on her wrinkled face. ” I love him so much,mom. But he doesn’t feel the same way about me..he abandoned me at the Marina. ” She sulked to her mother and clutched her pink teddy bear closely to her … Continue reading Tales of Tera 15 – Grand Finale!
” I’m sorry, Ma. ” Tera shook vehemently with every word she uttered. Her swollen eyes were awash with tears. She stared at Mrs Akinwale with much pity,fear and compassion. She had asked Dozie to go home,and informed her parents even before she had dialled Mrs Akinwale’s number. Her instincts had prompted her to dismiss … Continue reading Tales of Tera 14
Tera gazed at her reflection in the mirror for the umpteenth time and dabbed at her upper lip carefully as she wiped off the orange pigment; she didn’t think it would complement her complexion in anyway. She wished Debs was present; she was her personal shopper,wardrobe stylist,and closest cousin. The knock at her door prompted … Continue reading Tales of Tera 13
” Small madam ! Small madam !! ” Sisi exclaimed after jamming Tera’s door shut. She couldn’t believe her ears; the loud noise of Tera’s whimpering was startling. She laid face down on her bed and covered her head with a pillow. Sisi sat next to her after bringing out a duvet from her wardrobe. … Continue reading Tales of Tera 12
He sighted a feminine figure sitting still on the stairs in the dark; it was Tera. Her glasses had fallen to the ground and she was trying to find them with her hands. She felt a hand wrapped around her waist; it was Mark’s. ” Leave me alone. What more do you want from me? … Continue reading Tales of Tera 10
” Here she is ! ” He exclaimed heartily as he courteously pulled out a chair for her at the table. Tera’s eyes darted back and forth at the people seated in the restaurant. She disliked Emerald’s countenance and appearance for subtle reasons which she couldn’t quite explain. The clinching of wine-glasses at the table … Continue reading Tales of Tera 8
Oghene and Tera got to the camp gathering quite late. Everyone was already seated around the little wood fuelled fire which emitted smoke intermittently. She sat next to Oghene on the only vacant spot that was left. Tera smiled briefly at Mark who was seated in between Yemi and Nicholas on the dry grass. ” … Continue reading Tales of Tera 4
Time’s a’ wasting Days, hours, minutes and seconds. You sit back and wonder again- ‘How did I let this happen? What on earth has come over me?’ But we both know there’s never one answer. And probably, There just may never be. This past-time is tedious I’m sure you would agree. It absconds with all your … Continue reading C.r.u.s.h.e.s