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Unraveling ep5 of 16

We all reach for that which is forbidden Like Adam, eve and the apple A longing beyond our reach A love fragile, uncertain and unstable. You see, the satisfaction isn’t in the getting For the forbidden can be easily forgotten Leah flipped her eyes open in the dark. She blinked rapidly, trying to adjust to … Continue reading Unraveling ep5 of 16

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“Unaware” – 4

Read Previous episode: Here Will I ever get out of this? Ibimina paced the room, willing the headache which was slowly developing at the back of her head to go. She did not know how she had managed to cope or how long she’ll be able to cope with a child like hers. Tami was … Continue reading “Unaware” – 4

Unraveling ep4 of 16

Whose side were you always on When papa’s cane made thumping sounds When whispered echoes drowned my muffled cries When anxiety made me groan Whose side were you always on When I looked at you for reassurance Wet eyes, bruised lips, seeking pity When I peaked for warmth or a soothing piety Whose side were … Continue reading Unraveling ep4 of 16

Unraveling ep3 of 16

While we weep – while we weep We breathe as though we feel A hand choking us as we sleep A plan making sure we sink  While we weep – while we weep We reach for a steady grip A grain of peace within our dream A tighter clasp on pleasures deep While we weep … Continue reading Unraveling ep3 of 16

Unraveling ep2 of 16

In an altar of delight A girl beamed her light Just to alter her plight Yet – she sunk in her fright In an altar of desire A boy played with fire Trapped in lust vicious fist Yet – he sought to escape its midst. Leah Abba stood at the back of the large hall … Continue reading Unraveling ep2 of 16

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“Unaware”- 3

Tayo got to the office on  Monday morning feeling less than refreshed and ready for work. For the first time in months, he truly pitied his wife, Ibimina. He had not realised that Tami, his daughter had become more than a hand’s full. It seemed it was easier to love from afar instead of involving … Continue reading “Unaware”- 3

The Wotar Thief 2

Just as our assembly was disarranged as everyone had to go back to completing their early morning chores which also included those that had to go back to their warm beds we began hearing a loud wail from the single bathroom that we all shared. “Help! Help o, Pepper, Pepper, Pepper o, Somebody Help o” … Continue reading The Wotar Thief 2

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Unaware – “The Beginning”

….In thoughts  of a certain little princess and a friend whom I love “Mum please hold me, please play with me, please don’t leave me alone, I want you now”. Tami cried but her mum only looked at her with sorrow filled eyes before walking away. She watched her mum move slowly away from her, … Continue reading Unaware – “The Beginning”

The Cell 4

Three men dressed in camouflage converged over a map spread on top of a table in an uncompleted building. One man pointed at a spot on the map. “As they descend this slope, they will lose direct line of sight of this section of the road”, he continued pointing to another spot on the map. … Continue reading The Cell 4

The Cell – 3

Igbekele handed over the piece of paper to Ediabani who glanced at it casually once and tore it to shreds. “We are done here, the boys will see you off”, Igbekele said and the door opened behind Agents Emeto and Nduka. The men that brought them walked up behind them silently and wore them the … Continue reading The Cell – 3

Beautiful Wings – 3

Enjoy Dapo Olakitan stepped out of the car, the only thought in his head being Lara and if she was going to be alright. His mother had called last night panicking and he’d assured her that he was coming over to see her first thing in the morning. He heard she had been discharged and … Continue reading Beautiful Wings – 3

The Cell – 1

The silence was so heavy, it crushed their spirits. It was so loud, it drowned their composure. The sound of erratic breathings and the loud beats of their hearts against their rib cages filled the little space they were confined in. Ekene was preoccupied with thoughts of his last moments with Nneka. The look in … Continue reading The Cell – 1

Udin’s grouse…..Episode 4

Omasan was desperately trying  to prevent his eyes from straying to the scales and freckles on the woman’s neck seated by him, but like the proverbial fly that refused all entreaties to abdicate from following a corpse to the grave, his eyes continued to stray towards her neck. He was trying carefully to negotiate a … Continue reading Udin’s grouse…..Episode 4