“Eva, it’s not what you think.” He started to plead looking fearful for her reaction. “Really?” was all Eva could manage. Christian grabbed her arm and pulled her into the apartment before she could entertain the notion of running away. “I need your help.” He shut the door quickly still holding her. “My help?” Eva … Continue reading Eva is getting married: Christian’s invitation 2
“Could you come over please?” It was all Eva needed to hear. Eva suspected God supported Angela’s plan, why else would an opportunity present itself half an hour after it was hatched? Any remaining doubts she had were shed as Angela dressed her. She put on (Angela’s choice) a tight red dress that had a … Continue reading Eva’s Getting Married: Christian’s Invitation.
Damilola shifted uncomfortably in the plush settee, she had been in one position too long. It was late, 10pm, but to Damilola it was as good as past midnight. She had been expecting him home for the past two hours and his two phones were off. She still sat pensively in front of the TV … Continue reading Love and Let Go
Every time I read about the magnificence of nature in the bible I pictured my village. I remember staring in wonder at the tall palm trees that touched the sky, and yet bent in the wind like a giant invisible weight was pressing them down, the singing birds and crickets of the morning that kept … Continue reading The Burial
There are many men that have passed through my life but none hurt more than the last. He was caring and sensitive; he held my hands and always remembered to ask how my day went. I thought he was a god-send, I thought he understood when I explained. One day I visited him at his … Continue reading Cries of a Virgin
It was a cold and misty harmattan morning as he walked down the familiar bushy path. He trudged along like a man with a heavy weight on his back. If your son was dying and you were not sure what to do, the weight of the world would be little compared. He ignored the dark … Continue reading Black Birds