if you haven’t read the first episode, please click I MARRIED A MAD MAN (episode 1) I screamed in annoyance as tears began to fall from my eyes. After about two minutes, I stood up and managed to go clean up including the floor that David had messed up with his vomit. He was still laying … Continue reading I Married A Mad Man (episode 2)
Welcome to Nigeria, where the rich get richer and the poor die of starvation. I’m writing this from a cab, somewhere in Nigeria. Students are rioting over an increment in late registration fees and God help me all I can think is ‘God please don’t let them start shooting ’. What has this country come … Continue reading My Country Nigeria
PROLOGUE Judge Melaye Umar stood ill at ease and waited for his phone to ring. He occasionally looked down the window into the street below. From the third floor, he watched the movement of the people as a god might watch those under his sway. They looked small, like rodents in an open field. … Continue reading THE ENEMIES WITHIN – Prologue
Today makes it seven years Since my family moved here. Abule Oko! A land with hills and valleys, Wonderful plains, Peasants and hunters. Her valleys, filled with banana, The slopes with palms, The hills with cassava, edible fruits and vegetable. Abule Oko is encircled with stories. Stale and flowery tales, Jumping from lips to lips … Continue reading Someone Has To Die
I shake his hand, and look into his bloodshot eyes. I dislike him immediately. He leans in for a brotherly hug. I hug back mechanically. I have to. We’re brothers, after all. Not by blood, but by blood oath. “You don reach,” he says. It’s not a question, so I don’t bother to answer. “When?” … Continue reading The Decision
“There is a moment during rape, when the girl feels the pleasure too” Dukan’s friends had stated that clearly in his ears several times, but he had doubted, because it sounded impossible. The times he felt the urge, he subdued it. Dukan held himself powerfully against his wish because he couldn’t rape, he couldn’t bare … Continue reading Pleasure – She Likes It?
‘Sisi, touch me, touch me in that sweet and sexy way, the way you touch those boyfriends of yours’ Chief Kunle said in that husky tone of his, as though he was whispering to some unholy genie that would appear as he rubbed the tip of his penis back and forth. He was … Continue reading Sisi by Tolu Daniel
The boy ran into the room and slammed the door shut. The room held only darkness but he wasn’t afraid of it. There were greater fears than darkness. For one so little, he understood that the darkness would be his shelter. And a shelter was what he needed now. All he cared about was escaping … Continue reading A Diary Of Two Possibles
Oh fellers, fell no more woods, Fell no woods anymore for sarcophagus Here is come with us massive massacre Of the masses from the intellect That instinct is only element left Fell no trees in vain Say to bury the dead As in quantum we now die So do we be quaffed off Like … Continue reading The Apocalypse
NB – This is an initial draft of a Work in Progress (WIP) and I would very much appreciate sincere critiquing as it will go a long way to help me panel beat the whole thing into something readable and likeable. Regards; **Yes I may be a graduate but when there’s no job, of what … Continue reading Blood On My Hands
I could hear my parent’s loud voices in the background, it was at this moment I wish my phone was not dead, radio would have been my solace, I tried zoning their voices out but it wasn’t working this time “How dare you veronica?” my dad’s loud voice boomed in the house “Get off my … Continue reading Happy New Year
* Just this week, I read in horror about the gruesome murder of a final year student in Badagry, Lagos- very close to where I live. It’s still fresh on our minds, the incident that occurred last year involving the ALUU four, just like the ALUU boys, the student who was brutally murdered with his … Continue reading What Was My Crime?
A thousand traps laid, A thousand lives fallen,soaked in pain, The fate of another it is. Confused and lost, dangerous is the path, Rocky and funky the music played, the rhythm of menace it produces. Threatened by the rhythm, many danced. It has ruined our lives, it has made us apart. Many have forsaken us, … Continue reading Menace
P.S THIS IS THE HARDEST CHAPTER I HAVE EVER WRITTEN, SOME PART OF IT MIGHT SEEM FARFETCHED BUT I TRIED TO MAKE IT AS REALISTIC AS POSSIBLE, MOST WOULD NOT LIKE THE ENDING We eventually located Bunmi, she was standing awkwardly beside Andrew, and it was obvious to all they weren’t a couple “Bunmi” … Continue reading Wordless Pt5
Behold another fiery alarm Again in the Eden of Adam! We kill and are killed like Abel That the deaf can hear the bell The earth rises and is so angry Hungry for sanity and so wary We are crowded by the flood Wildfires grazing on our blood Why do you, Oh heat and wind Wind waters and flush our land In disembowelment of the earth In a cyclonic dishevel of death? Why, why are you so against us? With crises … Continue reading Earthrise