Don’t forget to please comment Nimi mumbled a prayer over her food before she dug into it only for her to look up and see Dapo looking at her with the same curiosity he’d been watching her with at the stairs. She looked away and kept eating hoping her stupid heart wasn’t going to start … Continue reading Beautiful Wings – 4
Runner: The Siege The town of Limala laid sleeplessly in the dark like a shadow in the night musing and whispering away, like endangered an specie, smelling of fear and anxiety, swelling with people coming in, people other than her inhabitants, coming in without going, running away, away to life, life seeking life, away from … Continue reading Runner( Part Three): The Seige
R unner(Part Two): The Market Run Earlier, mama boarded the first commuter bus. It slowed down, belched to a stop on the strength of the applied break. The whole mass jerked forward and creaked on its four legs like a tired beast of burden. “Ina kwanan ku duka.” She greeted and squeezed herself into … Continue reading Runner (Part Two): The Market Run
RUNNER It was a Monday morning. A new day of another school week. A fresh day made fresh by the weekend. A day customarily looked forward to: friends were missed; chitchats needed to be continued; and gossips needed confirmation. And they looked bright and smart in blue and white as they sang their way into … Continue reading Runner: Part One.