Oh, my sweet companion, today is a new dawn, the sun rising gradually and brightly, I will be going to work this very morning, I know it enough, and it’s a sour adventure; going out from home, more especially this morning. I did not know how to describe the past night; memorable, lovely, beautiful, excellent … Continue reading Sour Morning
Uncle Richard, you and I cannot deny that it is the same blood that runs in our veins. Our kinship is neither my decision nor yours; God has destined it so, even before our births. But it did not occur to you, neither did you have a rethink or even a prick in your conscience … Continue reading Dear Uncle Richard.
A few days later, the people offered blood sacrifice in order to appease the evil spirit. That same night, Mark struck again, going back to the house he attacked last. He ate the private organs and breasts of the man’s wife. The same night, he flew to the Chief Priest’s house, and took his wife … Continue reading Ungodly Vengeance 3
They moved to another point in the forest, stopping before a tree. The master conjured a big mirror on the body of the tree, and made some incantations. The pictures of the men who raped and killed his mother appeared in the mirror. “These are the people who killed your mother. Their life is in … Continue reading Ungodly Vengeance 2
Seated on top of a wooden platform in a nearby bush, Mark’s mind drifted to thoughts of his mother’s death. They had gone to the farm that evening, to cut vegetables from their garden close to River Benue, which she planned to take to the market the early hours of the following day. “I … Continue reading Ungodly Vengeance 1
EDUCATION, NIGERIAN–STYLE. In spite of the several attempts to bring excellence and quality into the educational system in Nigeria, she has been less than fortunate in that pursuit. One basic disease plaguing the life of this sector in that regard is the impregnable corruption that has stuck to that sector, such that even if killable, … Continue reading Nigeria’s Educational System.
I had hopelessly fallen in love with Vera; a girl I considered the ideal woman for me, or rather, the girl of my dreams. We had known each other for just six months before I proposed to her, and she happily accepted the proposal without hesitation or having a rethink. The acceptance of the … Continue reading Fault In Every Woman
DYING FOR JUSTICE. She was almost asleep when a tap woke her. Her husband, Mr Richard, was still not satisfied with the way their discussion had ended moments ago. “What is the problem again?” She asked with a harsh tone. “You see Jane, you are the Judge handling the murder case of our son. I … Continue reading An Excerpt from Ungodly Vengeance by Maxwell Onyeka
Valentine’s day – 14th of February, a day set outside to celebrate love throughout the world. One of the most cherished day for lovers. The craze in my side of the world has become something else of late. The celebration has become as paramount as some annual events, and is even threatening to become … Continue reading Valentine’s Day
you are cordially invited to the launching of the book titled; “Ungodly Vengeance” by Okwor Maxwell. venue: citadel suits 9th mile corner Ngwo, Enugu state. date: 15th December 2012 time:12:00pm …………..see you there!
Foolishly they all got into it In their stupid quest for protection From their so called unnecessary intimidation; And that is what they often say of it. They all must be used like fools, To carry out nefarious activities That endangers their precious life And equally jeopardizing their future And also making them enemy … Continue reading Self Imprisonment
OUR WORLD OF SOCIAL NETWORKS -PART 1 Since the advent of social networks in the likes of face book, twitter, pinterest, 2go, eskimi, face party, just to mention but a few, the craze for browsing has increased beyond human explanation, thus making one to wonder about the cause of this ugly menace or that it … Continue reading Sins of Social Networks
John and Jane kept meeting at his singing point, and they often had kisses which Jane had often initiated, but unknown to her, Jane, that her father have started to spy on her activities through one of his most trusted guard, to find out if any man is actually distracting her from her potential marriage … Continue reading Destroyed Motive 3
A TRUE CONFESSION My dearest, Each time I close my eyes The picture of your lovely face Adorns my entire imagination, Making me want to Close my eyes for eternity. Whenever I think of your smiles, It makes me hunger For your absolute companionship, Such that fills my heart With a strange kind of excitement. … Continue reading Lovely Thoughts
Few days later when she and James met again, and that’s when he had come to tell her about the time when him and his people will be coming to perform some of the traditional marriage rites as concerns his getting married to princess Jane. “What is the trouble with you Jane?” He had asked … Continue reading Destroyed Motive 2