As expected, the house was empty when Oma opened the front door and let herself in with the key Daniel had given her. He was not back from work and Mama Rukevwe, his cook and housekeeper had closed for the day. Glancing at the clock on the wall, she saw it was past nine o’clock, … Continue reading Tomorrow Never Ends
Before my lips could reach hers, something made me stop. She blinked and gazed fixedly up at me. “What’s the matter?”she asked. “Nothing. It’s just…I don’t want you to think I’m taking advantage of you, of the situation.” “Ha! Take advantage? Of me?” she scoffed. “What am I? 14? I’m 26 years old! I know … Continue reading Blues For Ruby (3)
I had been frequenting the bar for several weeks when I finally had the chance to meet Ruby. One Saturday, I was there on my own as my ‘gang’ had gone to hang out at another place at Ikeja. I was at a table with two other guys I did not know that well though … Continue reading Blues For Ruby (2)
Hello beautiful people, How is everyone doing? How has your year been? Again, I want to apologize for giving this story a very long break as well. 😪 I’ve been away doing a lot this past year. Please accept my apology. 😔 Okay so this is the continuation of the series I Married A Mad Man. … Continue reading I Married A Mad Man (Episode 3)
EPISODE 1 – CHANGES INT – GIRLS HOSTEL – CHROME INTERNATIONAL STUDY CENTRE Lima is on her bed giggling while her roommate looks at her LIMA What? AMANDA Whats his name? LIMA Who’s name? AMANDA The guy that’s making you blush? LIMA Oh come on. There’s no guy CUT TO: DIARY ROOM LIMA (Talking directly … Continue reading Chrome
She gives me sweet pains She makes me cry for joy She makes me laugh painfully She’s the girl between my feelings She’s a rose hidden in a forest Whose beauty and fragrance wastes Like the Sun’s rays behind a gloomy cloud Paralyzing my veins by her presence She’s a goddess of goddesses Beauty bows … Continue reading Fantasies Of My Heart
Her face, smooth as a mirror, Clear like a cloudless sky, Calm like an undisturbed pool Reflects a beauty unrivalled Smiles were her adorning spice From her pinkish-red lips it flowed Succulent like Strawberry and Cherry Creating a ripple of joy there-in Then came the spikes of scorn Rearing up their ugly heads Like thorns … Continue reading Jealous Spikes
So when I told a friend of mine that I was going to write a book of anger. He told me ‘ why not write a book of love’. It is with this in mind that I shall proceed and speak to you of love. Mindful of the fact that love has no place in … Continue reading This Thing Called Love: An Excerpt From ‘the Book Of Anger’
“We are born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we are not alone.” Above is a vocal extract from the scene of a movie, ‘Someone to Love’ for the Fountains of Wayne songs, acted by George Orson Welles, … Continue reading Concept of ‘Dèbóism’: The Dèjá Vu By Agbaje H. Ayomide
June was struck by her beauty that it could not move on to July without saying happy birthday. When he finally gets her, her dancing steps will change because by then she will be pregnant and therefore her steps would be flawed. Luxuriate in your youthful age now and while you can. So I say, … Continue reading Prisca
Dear Bride, Hell keeps pulling me left and right. I can’t leave you now. I want to be your lover. It entices me with so much of its pleasure. I love you so dearly. I can’t even think of trading you for the world. However, I’m stuck. I want to hit the ball into the … Continue reading Heaven or Hell
The alarm rang for the umpteenth time that morning, I snoozed it as I turned to the other side of the bed to continue sleeping. ‘Sleepy, sleepy, wake up o’ Nnenna, my roommate shouted ‘What is it jor?’ I asked groggily as I yawned and tried to steady my eyes on her. Why did she … Continue reading Mr Right?
As he knelt before the Altar Feeling like Judas Iscariot His thoughts wandering… His mind pondering… His head wondering… Immersed in reminiscences It came like vivid pictures Showing on a Cinema Screen All his promises resounding Reverberating in his head He tried to keep his pact She came unannounced to him Luscious and Seductive in … Continue reading Irresistible
I was fourteen and I had just gotten into Senior Secondary School, the first time a man told me I was beautiful. I was ecstatic; nothing else mattered in the world. I began to make efforts to make myself look more beautiful for him. I remember using excessive amount of white powder on my face … Continue reading Yet Another Date
A man’s belly is his heaven. Even when he sought for -you- an haven With his buds switching and secreting more enzymes -for you- His pots know no pain His pots know no pain, you think? Even when his manual -of you- has been read He comes hook, line and sink and a well laid … Continue reading How -not- to cook a fish.