-17- HENRY Over the years, I have learnt some valuable lessons like one can’t really be too careful. I mean you can avoid boarding a plane just so you do not end up crashing but at the end still die if a plane crashes right into your home when you are asleep … Continue reading Why I Want To Be Bad 17
Can I ask for a kiss If I can’t date you for a week Will you see me as your miss Will you think I am weak Will you tell me to flee If I ask for a kiss Can I ask you for a kiss If I can’t dream of having your kids Will … Continue reading Can I ask for a Kiss?
Bisi walked gingerly into her bedroom. Ever since her mother died, she found it difficult to sleep at night. She was afraid that whatever killed her mother was waiting for her in the darkness. When she told her father her fears, he discarded it as mere childish imagination. And, he made it a point to send … Continue reading The Covenant
‘Soldier come, soldier go.’ I said, the chewing gum distracted me from the long conversation I was having with my friend Ebube. ‘Ehn erm well how is that relevant to what I am telling you? You can’t leave him o! He will kill you if you do.’ She said in a panicked voice. At this … Continue reading A Soldier’s Curse
I live in Ibadan with my grandmother . i’ve always lived here amongst the old houses,the rusty roads and seedy lifestyle.everyday as i walk to the girl’s comprehensive school two miles from home, i take my time to enjoy the ancient views anew, and also while coming back with my chirpy friends ,i recede into … Continue reading Shola, Shoes and Shame
A self contained spin off story from Love like a fairytale; focusing more on Nneka, Nkiru’s sister. It’s adapted from the last episode of Love like a Fairytale. For the story before this, see Love like a fairytale (E1 -7) available here: E1 – http://www.naijastories.com/2015/12/love-like-fairy-tale-episode-one/ E2 – http://www.naijastories.com/2015/12/love-like-fairytale-episode-2/ E3 – http://www.naijastories.com/2015/12/love-like-fairytale-episode-3-real-deal/ E4 – http://www.naijastories.com/2015/12/love-like-fairytale-episode-4/ E5 … Continue reading Love us like a Fairytale
To the lady with the sweetest smiles and brownie eyes This was never meant to be written It was meant to be words of love Passionately pouring into your bloodstream Traveling steadily down the planes of your nerves Flowing into every corners in your heart It was meant to take you and take you over … Continue reading To the Lady…
There was once a beautiful little black bird that always said ‘ I am free, I am free ‘. Because it thought itself to be a free bird, it went and nested on a dry branch of a tree, and there even layed an egg. Beneath that tree a quiet snake lived. Every morning the … Continue reading Little black bird