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“the Wife I Never Had”

She was my dream girl The one I fantasized about But, hard as I may try She never gave me the chance I loved her like my Mum I wanted her like Riches I needed her like food But she was always far-fetched Each time I look back in time I remember her with nostalgia … Continue reading “the Wife I Never Had”

Indian Crush

She had eyes that glowed like The tongues of two lit candles Her voice sounded like symphony She danced like a swaying tree in the wind He asked her to be his Juliet but She seemed to know nothing about The love of Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare was a Riff-Raff before her Her skin shone … Continue reading Indian Crush

Dazzle Me Chapter 3 (Novel Excerpt)

    CHAPTER III The seat belt lights came on as the air hostess said through a microphone. “We would be at the Lagos Muritala Mohammed airport in a couple of minutes so we encourage all passengers to fasten their seat belts” she said, her accent sounding almost British. So he had decided to go … Continue reading Dazzle Me Chapter 3 (Novel Excerpt)

Dazzle Me Chapter 2 (Novel Excerpt)

CHAPTER II The money, the cars and the girls had been the fast life for Clinton Okoye for as long as he could remember. So, his deprivation yesterday night till early this morning was a bitter pill to swallow. He had no access to his money, his car had been confiscated and his girl had … Continue reading Dazzle Me Chapter 2 (Novel Excerpt)

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

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

YEJIDE (episode 2)

  If you haven’t read the previous episode, please click YEJIDE (episode 1) When Yejide gave the man the money, she begged for her life to be spared and fortunately for her, he let her go. She wasn’t still herself even after she left the hotel that day. She couldn’t wait to get back home to … Continue reading YEJIDE (episode 2)

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

“…Or Not to Be (The Wolfman’s Struggle)” by Harrison Ambler (from The Unagi Creative)

“…Or Not to Be (The Wolfman’s Struggle)” by Harrison Ambler (from The Unagi Creative)

  The private jet was already at cruising altitude as the hostess wheeled the cart back into the galley. She had just served tea to the only two passengers on the plane, who had thanked her, checked her out surreptitiously and then returned to their conversation. The two gentlemen were dressed formally in business suits … Continue reading “…Or Not to Be (The Wolfman’s Struggle)” by Harrison Ambler (from The Unagi Creative)