I become alive when by your side. Without you, my days are so hard that I could die. I’d sacrifice it all, just say the word. But you distance me and lock it up. All I wanted was to run away with you. Instead you gave me was this mountain view. Of solitary days and … Continue reading The Mountain View
CHAPTER ONE ******** Crystal couldn’t believe it, she had barely two months left and she would officially be a graduate. It seemed too good to be true. Four years had passed in the blink of an eye. Four years of assignments, endless quiz, exams preparation, presentation e.t.c was about to end. She had her defence … Continue reading Loving the Playboy 1&2
CHAPTER 1: LOVELESS Sandy was pretending with her book again. Staying late in the ICT lab, long after classes have ended. While the entire school was out partying, dining and drinking in the euphoria of that lovers’ day. St. Valentines’ Day. That dreadful day was here again. With its chocolates, flower bouquets, romance, love songs … Continue reading The Loveless Night 1
Your beauty shines from afar. Never fading, always glowing, Like a distant star. * Your bounteous hair rises gracefully Never taming, ovation standing, In adorning majesty. * Your elegant mein bewitches me Always seizing, never releasing, In sweet sorcery. * Your mesmerizing eyes captivate me Always shining, pearls enchanting, In deep delights.
In a small corner of the town lived a kind man who had a small garden and a small farm in his yard that he loved dearly. He loved all the little animals; the chickens, the rabbits, the ducks, the little goats as well as the fruits, flowers and vegetables in his garden. He catered … Continue reading RED: Part 1 of 3
When sexual infidelity meets conscience, ‘konji’ takes another dimension
With you went the colours in my life In your absence, all are a shade of grey The Cooling breeze now blisters The morning sun scorches and burns Only grey skies Too little light No more birds Only the crows Flowers are gone Weeds have sprung Tell tales of love strained But not undone Time … Continue reading Black And White
Kike stared at her sister for what seemed like ages. She kept a fixed gaze on her as though she were a specimen in a science lab undergoing scrutiny… and all she could feel was pity and regrets… She’d come to see more of her mother in Morayo as the years passed. She remembered those days when there … Continue reading HAZE 1: Homecoming
— His words are as smooth as butter, but in his heart is war. (Psalm 55:21) — “I’m throwing you a welcome party!” Kike jumped excitedly into Titi’s bed jostling her awake. Still very sleepy, Titi turned languidly to look at her aunt. “Are you happy?” Kike asked flashing her thirty-two widely. It’s been over a week … Continue reading HAZE 2: The Unveiling
In love? Be ready to cry! In love? Be steady and always try To offer your best! In love? Your eye’s may not always be dry! In love? Be ready to hear a lie! In love? Be willing to love and forgive! In love? Don’t expect a saint on earth! In love? Look beyond the … Continue reading Are You In Love?
PROLOGUE 1996 It was dawn again. Maria stirred lazily on her bed as the alarm clock rang repeatedly… Annoyingly! She didn’t want to wake up now, she didn’t want to wake up tomorrow, she didn’t want to wake up forever. All she desired to do was stay in bed and bawl her eyes out. However, since her divorce, … Continue reading HAZE: The Prologue
Betrayal, they say, is like the snake’s venom. First comes the excruciating pain, then the swelling but even that is not the problem. The problem is the venom slowly traversing through your bloodstream making each breathe a struggle, ravaging your organs till you wind up dead. That is what betrayal does to you; the only … Continue reading Silent Storm
Photo credit: canva Driving down the dusty road under the scorching November sun was not really a trip I had foreseen myself making. I wiped off the perspiration from my face for the umpteenth time and sighed tiredly still trying to understand how I had let my fiancée, Chisom, talk me into travelling to Enugu … Continue reading Speechless
Ikeja had only been this quiet once. The first time was eleven years ago when I cried as my father threw I and my mother out of his house because my little brother had our neighbour’s dentition and facial features. We’d lived at Surulere until she died and I had to learn how to feed … Continue reading Inktober – Day 2: Tranquil
Chapter one Stella watched sadly as her husband packed his suitcase. He just arrived home two weeks ago and he was already leaving again. Even though she didn’t like his job, there was absolutely nothing she could do about it. Not unless she wanted to starve. His lack of education was one of the … Continue reading Shattered Hope (contemporary romance) 1