Sweat streaks across my brow My heart beating faster than your thought Ride me my lord, Ride me that I might forget Forget how easily I might slip Into endlessness and despair Harder my lord, Harder, that I might forget Forget the path that I chose not Or how lowly I have sunk. Easy my … Continue reading That I might forget
It didn’t matter that we arrived at midnight; the mountains loomed majestically in the darkness. And even though I only saw dark forms, my heart still beat excitedly against my chest ribs. I have heard as almost everyone had about Obudu Cattle Ranch but no one thought to mention that the whole town was … Continue reading Obudu Town
For those of us who will be in church, we will echo it continuously glad to have witnessed another year. All our fears and doubts at that moment will be forgotten. The fact that we are debtors and have our private scandals and headaches will be forgotten as we scream, jump and hug one another. … Continue reading Happy New Year!
I held her just as the buckle hit her on the back. I had gone to check my car when I heard Ma Lily’s door open and a heart wrenching scream. I didn’t trust my crazy neighbour or her brats. The early evening spat might have caused them to do something crazy like deflating my … Continue reading Fused Thoughts – A Tale From Two Women III
I have had this movie since March this year. I got it the same time I got Django Unchained and would have watched it first but I was with my Gem. The dude is a distraction during movies and so I put off watching ‘serious’ movies when we are together. That was my excuse in … Continue reading Les Miserable – Movie Review
The pot and flask fell as I quickly stifled a scream. The blows landed on my back and side as I cowered down shielding myself as much as I could especially my face. As always, I didn’t want the children or the neighbours to know but this time Lily saw and perhaps knew. My husband … Continue reading Fused Thoughts – Tales From Two Women II
Stifling a yawn, I got up from the bed and peeked at the time. It was nearly 5.30am, time for me to get up anyway. Sighing, I got up and shuffled to the bathroom to relieve myself before opening the door to go out of the bedroom to the kitchen. I was careful not to … Continue reading Fused Thoughts – Tales From Two Women I
She came to my office early June after calling and asking for directions. It had been a while since we had seen each other so we hugged and chatted a bit till she revealed the reason for coming to see me. “We are finally doing it.” She said with a glow on her face. “Wow! … Continue reading Emi Nikan Tan, Omo La Ti Ile!
“Let’s go to the cinema,” I told my boyfriend. I was bored and wanted to watch someone’s work. Of course, it also helped that going to the cinema in Uyo here was quite cheap compared to that of Lagos. That meant we could watch movies as much as we wanted and even if we watched … Continue reading Nollywood? Not Again!
As I turn face madam, na plenty tings jus enter my head, wetin I wan tell madam? Which kain lie I go take lie wey my punishment go reduce? As I don dey used to this place, e no go too sweet to return go back to the place wey my papa and mama dey … Continue reading I don talk am! – A sequel to How I wan take talk am?