Prompt #1 The dinner was a remedy dinner. Your boss told you to bring ‘him’ over for dinner on a hot friday. She said him, not because she did not know his name was Emeka, but to show her disapproval at your pregnancy months to your wedding. So, on that day you sat across her, … Continue reading ChallengeMe Contest - The Remedy Dinner.
Challengme contest Prompt #1 This are times when I which I was the one praying, with the kind of aroma from the different delicacies; rice, pounded yam, pepper soup etc. 5 minutes prayer seems like a 1 hour. After the prayer we gladly answered Amen! My name is Mary and Samuel my husband is sitting … Continue reading The Good The Bad and the ?
#ChallengeMe Prompt #1 ‘Congratulations!’ My boss sings as he enters my office. ‘You killed it Maris! You killed it!’ he adds clapping and smiling. I’ve never seen my boss so excited before. I feign a smile not getting the reason for the whole drama. ‘Killed what sir?’ I ask. He looks me over and says … Continue reading Hell Of A Dinner
Prompt #3 I paced holes onto the floor of my living room. I had been waiting, for hours, for my wife who was supposed to take me to the airport. When I called her, she said she was almost home. That was one hour ago. I loved her but that woman could never keep to … Continue reading Green.
I watched as the clerk read out the verdict. I was not expectant of any good fortune. I was ready for the judgement that would be handed to me, after all I knew of the consequences before I carried out the act on that day. “On the count of murder, Miss Vianana Tombiri is found … Continue reading Murder With Conviction: The Beginning.
PROMPT#3 Simin lived in that dust-pinched, one-room apartment with her boyfriend Barry, and his dead dog, Zulu. She had been concerned with dishes, out of wedlock, for three years, when the scrambling mammal collapsed under the sink. It wasn’t quite dead yet; she was staring at dog-paralyses or whatever it is Doctor Abu called it. … Continue reading Dead Dog
Warm breeze, swaying trees, The sun is dimmest when you smile. Twilight songs, faint goodnight, The moon rejects its lustre by reason of your gait. Why are there stars above? Why do the roses bud still? Do not the stars grow weary from defeat, Or the roses bow and wither at your stride? In the … Continue reading Your Presence; My Plea
And in that dream, I saw myself right at the edge of an ocean, looking across the lavish blue water body. In the light, the sun providing me an ambiance of humid energy. I, then saw myself at the steps of a brewing river. Across, there the land of the red rested. Smells of the … Continue reading Simple World: dreams of the growing ocean
“I LONG TO SEE THAT DAY” BY EKE O. THEOPHILUS I long to see that day When a man would come out and say Freedom for you freedom for all And try to implement his words for all I long to see that day Shall a ruler free from greed I pray He puts … Continue reading “I Long To See That Day”
What’s in a smile Is it about the teeth Or the elaborate grin No, else yawning will be fine It is the unveiling of the heart The spread on the face Reminds you Of a cold bath in harmattan Once it is sincere You can’t but smile back To show your gratitude.
A middle aged woman with a lively expression answered the door at the Rosenfeld house. “Detective Udeh, New Haven police.” He said, flashing his badge. “Is Mrs. Rosenfeld in?” “She’s in the living room,” the woman said uncertainly. “Please tell her I’m here. I’ll wait.” The woman went in and came out in seconds. “Mrs. … Continue reading Craving Hope (V)
He held her hands tightly but gentle and smiled. “Adanne we are not alone. Am not letting you go. I don’t care of the consequences. Our love is all we have and that is strong enough for me. But I can’t fight this alone. I need you. Are you with me?” She looked up to … Continue reading Plot2. #Challenge me contest - The Dark Side Of The Sun
The hand that grabbed Ama as she got out of the elevator was rough and hairy. She felt another set of hand pull what seemed like a cloth carrier bag over her head. Then she felt herself being lifted up and the person began to walk really fast. By the sound and smell of it, … Continue reading Death By Banging: 7
LOVE FROM THE PAST CAUGHT ME.
Woke up early not to miss the first bus. Mondays always full of traffic. I wonder how my first day at work would be. I sat beside the window and stared outside. Then he entered and stood. I couldn’t help but stare at his tallness and handsome face soon i notice him staring back. I … Continue reading Strange Love