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Blood On The Altar: Chapter 6, 7, 8 & 9

Chapter 6 That day, Blessing got home, sweating like a Christmas goat that just escaped being slaughtered. “Men are wicked.” She told herself as she removed her shoes by a swing of her legs; the shoes flew into a corner. She opened her fridge and gulped down a bottle of water. “That was close.” She … Continue reading Blood On The Altar: Chapter 6, 7, 8 & 9

The Lost Soul

Plunged into the ocean of darkness Struggling in its impossible berth Wishing I could escape this smoke of blackness Feeding my soul with nothing but spiritual death Oh, save my soul, for I know no peace My conscience is drowned in the evil of my actions My ways are paved on the path of the … Continue reading The Lost Soul

Blood On The Altar (ONE)

PROLOGUE April 1965 Beside the historic museum on Helm’s street was a thick bushy virgin land. Crowds were seen gathered on the street while an old woman wailed in agony. Her husband and three children have been killed right on their land which shared a fenced boundary with the museum. Rumours has it that this dead … Continue reading Blood On The Altar (ONE)

BLOOD ON THE ALTAR (an excerpt)

The transit to Jos was too silent for Blessing; all through the journey which she went alone, she held the picture of her dead lover in her hands, crying at every glitch of the cherished memories they shared. The last night they spent together, she could still remember her words: “My dearest Blessing, this is … Continue reading BLOOD ON THE ALTAR (an excerpt)