For the previous Tale of Lakin, kindly click here Chidinma’s plot Lakin wanted to speak but couldn’t find the right words to use. How was he going to explain what happened? Who would believe him if he said it wasn’t intentional? Even the gods wouldn’t believe him… It had been the latest hour of the … Continue reading Tales of Lakin
It’s late. I’m staying out late tonight. I need this walk to get my head right. I have been thinking about her all day, how she made me cry the first time I met her. Naked I was yet she didn’t clothe me rather she told me that I’ll get a cloth if I wanted … Continue reading The Stand Still
One question that I feel nobody will ever have an answer to is why do men cheat. Even guys themselves don’t really have a reason for cheating I have always wondered why some guys/men can’t do without cheating. Even when they are in a happy relationship with a girl they claim they love so much, … Continue reading Why do men cheat?
They call him ‘Baba Go-Slow’. He had just been appointed the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company and this was his first annual general meeting. The company was in trouble. Backstabbing and infighting was rampant amongst the managerial staff. Ineffective accounting techniques had led to accusations of alleged fraud, embezzlement and corruption. Labour … Continue reading Baba Go-slow
” Grizzy…what’s wrong? ” Her Petit mother asked for the umpteenth time with a worried look on her wrinkled face. ” I love him so much,mom. But he doesn’t feel the same way about me..he abandoned me at the Marina. ” She sulked to her mother and clutched her pink teddy bear closely to her … Continue reading Tales of Tera 15 - Grand Finale!
Nneoma held a large calculator with her left hand, while her right middle finger went from one button to another, in her bid to ascertain the accuracy of the figures Margaret had summed up. Nneoma had been slow to trust Margaret whom a friend had brought to her, as most shop owners would. But in … Continue reading My First Kiss Episode 5
You alight from the school bus and walk slowly into the house. Despite being just nine years old, you have your own key. Father won’t be home until seven so you have the house to yourself. You go straight into your room to change from your school clothes. Mother always insisted on this but even … Continue reading Meeting Mother
When in life we first cried The elders said we tried And while we yet grow up We felt so free Till our height ascended up And our features like branches of tree Then we got to stopping point Facing challenges so red like Hell We only had a league saying, “Don’t!” How do we … Continue reading Fate of Our Dreams
NOSTALGIA Oh how I remember My flesh wanted, but my heart hated How I despised my secret chamber That made me my greatest hater Oh how I remember It was almost brought to a halt But selfishness stood its ground Having no fear, held me bound. More than before, I feel dead, a sea of … Continue reading Nostalgia
The darkness started to dissipate as he gradually opened his eyes. Everywhere around him was white. Everyone he saw was wearing white. People were not stationary. There was a lot of movement around him. Some people stopping to have a glance at him; as if he was not suppose to be here. He couldn’t say … Continue reading Payback Pt 2
HALLELUYAH!!!!!! “Let the children of Israel shout a big amen!!!! Pastor kunle screamed. ‘’Omo this pastor is powerful ohhh, see as my body dey move shuke shuke, choi!! Bye bye to barreness iyooo, a member of the congregation chanted, eyes closed hands frolicking in the air, but could only hear her own chants, as the … Continue reading U- TURN: The beginning
*Please come back and say you love me again* I can’t remember vividly when we first met, but I remember the first time we spoke. You couldn’t seem to make a complete statement without stuttering, which wasn’t your fault. I guess it was because of those big bright eyeballs of mine staring right at you … Continue reading Letters to Romeo
LOVE, FATE AND THE MONSTER She crawled together at the tip of her bed holding him close to her. Hot tears filled her eyes, and she could feel it trickling down into her throat. She flashed back to the encounter with the person she often describes as the coldest bitch she has ever met in … Continue reading Love, Fate and the Monster by Anwuacha, Dandy Samuel
WHAT IS DEAD MAY NEVER DIE What is dead may never die, Not if it’s killed in its cradle. What is dead may never die, Some things with it you don’t fiddle. What is dead may never die This life you see is a riddle. What is dead may never die Some things we do … Continue reading What Is Dead May Never Die
ECHOES OF SILENCE The sun was already well on its way up when Wale opened his eyes. In fact, a sun ray that sneaked from the blue sky into his room was the unwanted culprit. It was Saturday morning and he wished to fully sleep off the tiredness of the Friday vigil he attended in … Continue reading Echoes Of Silence