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The Piano Book: Part 3 (Final)

  “You can play it on the piano then.”  He did not say this like he was urging me.  It was more like a command that he expected me to obey. Motioning for me to follow him, he led the way to the half-opened door that led to the music room.  As he pushed the … Continue reading The Piano Book: Part 3 (Final)

The Piano Book: Part 2

  Mama had not yet returned from work, and I had already been to Mama Peju’s shop.  She did not have the house keys.  That meant that I would have to wait outside the door until Mama came back.  Today, that option was not-so-palatable.  Waiting at Mama Peju’s shop was out of the question.  I … Continue reading The Piano Book: Part 2

The Piano Book: Part 1

  He saw me coming.  After all, I was walking towards him.  I couldn’t tell what he was thinking though.  How does a 10-year old boy read the mind of a 40-something year old man? Some people have that gift, you know.  But not me.  I think he could read my mind.  Did I already … Continue reading The Piano Book: Part 1

The Mystery of Madam Koin-Koin – Part 1

The Mystery of Madam Koin-Koin – Part 1

Temi woke up and looked into pitch darkness.  Save for the snores of the other girls in her dormitory room, there was no other sound.  Well, except for what she assumed to be crickets chirping.  But it was not the crickets that had woken her up. “I shouldn’t have drunk so much water before going … Continue reading The Mystery of Madam Koin-Koin – Part 1