Your beauty shines from afar. Never fading, always glowing, Like a distant star. * Your bounteous hair rises gracefully Never taming, ovation standing, In adorning majesty. * Your elegant mein bewitches me Always seizing, never releasing, In sweet sorcery. * Your mesmerizing eyes captivate me Always shining, pearls enchanting, In deep delights.
“Ayo! Ayo!! Ayo!!!” A furious but caring mother called from the kitchen. She kept calling until she couldn’t hold it anymore. Now muttering to herself ‘its past six in the morning and this girl still finds pleasure in sleeping when she’s supposed to be preparing for school’. Esther Cole left what she was doing in … Continue reading Hope E1: A new beginning
Prologue It all began when she lost her father to death. She lost all hope and feared that she might not cope. Her beloved mother has her own worries to care less about a ten year old whom she struggled hard to send to a standard private school after the demise of her husband. Ayomide … Continue reading Hope
I don’t know why I agreed to go on such a stupid expedition in the first place. Perhaps, it was because I wanted to impress Kiki. Or because I was simply broke and badly in need of cash. However, whatever it was, I was sorely regretting my decision at the moment. It all began on … Continue reading The Revelation
Darkness around, silent voices I heard, took me minutes before I could figure out I had to open my eyes and see that the sun was still shining bright in the centre of the sky, I could feel serious pains around my head, I turned sideways and my eyes was directly facing his black dirty … Continue reading The Defender
She had eyes that glowed like The tongues of two lit candles Her voice sounded like symphony She danced like a swaying tree in the wind He asked her to be his Juliet but She seemed to know nothing about The love of Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare was a Riff-Raff before her Her skin shone … Continue reading Indian Crush
Today I took time to study my class closely; to look farther into the casual-minds of people I’ve called mates for some years now, and I came to a conclusion. Let me tell you the story of my classroom. The many things visible inside my classroom: Uchendu enjoying himself peacefully with a bottle of Pepsi … Continue reading My Classroom
ZARA Read previous post Here All her life, Zara was certain that by the age of twenty-four she would have been married and at twenty five maybe pregnant or already a mother. Because she was so keen on meeting this self imposed life expectation , more often than not she landed herself in unhealthy relationships. … Continue reading “Unaware”- 5
Tayo got to the office on Monday morning feeling less than refreshed and ready for work. For the first time in months, he truly pitied his wife, Ibimina. He had not realised that Tami, his daughter had become more than a hand’s full. It seemed it was easier to love from afar instead of involving … Continue reading “Unaware”- 3
Hello guys, how you all doing. I really want to appreciate the members of Naijastories.com for their support in every way. since i joined this forum, it has being more fun as i got exposed to many more writings. I know you have seen quite a few of my writings but this one is very … Continue reading Crush
When we were young, up and coming, in a dusty village deep within the hearts of Anambra state Nigeria, everything seemed so small. The village was small, Hope was small, we were small and dreams were small too. Escape had been spelled out to us by our parents “Gain enough grades and go to university … Continue reading Paintings From Earth To Sky
Life, they say is a tale but oftentimes people forget it’s distorted. Smoking thwarted his destiny, it misled my brother, Segun.Jeffa was Segun’s best friend. They knew each other since secondary school. He was studying petroleum engineering but everything ended suddenly. Their first year in uni. was great. They were zealous and ambitious. They … Continue reading Smoke Until You Are Six Feet Under!
Back to the Hood I went back to the hood That which once boasts of good A stranger, not on this land On my going, did I pack a sand? I stepped back into the streets The once bright eyed youths Of fruits and future proclaimed Now sucked dry into booze in booths. Whatever happened … Continue reading Back to the Hood
She dances to the beat of her drum. As the beat changes so do her steps. She is careless while she dances Moving her hips side to side Craving for touch and love She seduces the stars making them yearn for her physique But too quick she becomes distrait Hearing outside beats excluding that … Continue reading Deviated
The sun was scorching as hard as it could that afternoon, it was having relentless fun irking everybody, from the cobbler who was constantly twitching under a poorly built kiosk which was obviously letting in more sunlight than normal to the seemingly distraught student, pacing near the departmental car park. she was obviously waiting for … Continue reading Udin’s grouse – Episode 1