Three angels descended, bearing gifts for a modern Nigerian girl named Chinwendu. The angels met a certain girl, a perfect fit for the description, but they couldn’t recognize her face — Chinwendu now goes by Wendy. Dissatisfied, the angels returned with their gifts to the creator. Once again, the creator sent the angels back with rewards … Continue reading Don’t Wear Me a Mask!
I remember a certain glass verse stuffed with colourful hibiscus ravishing and riveting “don’t touch this vase, I starved to buy it” mama would always warn. But I was just ‘five’ curious, adventurous, dexterous. One day, Mama returned from daily hustles, met the glass vase in fragments. An unintentional booboo. Spurred by ingenious curiosity. It … Continue reading Mama You Are the Enemy!
That dusk was chilly and grim. The thoroughfare, wet and unkempt. The neighbourhood had gone asleep, as usual, with one eye opened. It was a starless night, dreary and frightening. Suddenly, a sharp cry cut through the stillness of the night. It was the cry of a newly born baby boy, born to a teenage … Continue reading A Fresh Start