Kike stared at her sister for what seemed like ages. She kept a fixed gaze on her as though she were a specimen in a science lab undergoing scrutiny… and all she could feel was pity and regrets… She’d come to see more of her mother in Morayo as the years passed. She remembered those days when there … Continue reading HAZE 1: Homecoming
— His words are as smooth as butter, but in his heart is war. (Psalm 55:21) — “I’m throwing you a welcome party!” Kike jumped excitedly into Titi’s bed jostling her awake. Still very sleepy, Titi turned languidly to look at her aunt. “Are you happy?” Kike asked flashing her thirty-two widely. It’s been over a week … Continue reading HAZE 2: The Unveiling
PROLOGUE 1996 It was dawn again. Maria stirred lazily on her bed as the alarm clock rang repeatedly… Annoyingly! She didn’t want to wake up now, she didn’t want to wake up tomorrow, she didn’t want to wake up forever. All she desired to do was stay in bed and bawl her eyes out. However, since her divorce, … Continue reading HAZE: The Prologue
How the other side lives You have had a second hand experience of the way the other side lives. You have seen and then practiced the loose-limbed yet regal walk of the confident, and you’ve drank tea with your pinky finger sticking out like the rich do. But you do not belong, at least not … Continue reading How the other side lives
I looked intently at her where she sat, smiling as if she had been stung by a smile insect. I’ve never seen her frowned even the times when mama slept in on weekends and consequently cleaned the house at a late hour, she would still smile and assist her. She’s different from other rich people … Continue reading Regardless
…….Few days after their meeting with the C.M.D., at the parking lot, Dimeji went to see him at home in his house at Marwa Gardens Ikeja. A tastefully furnished duplex it was, well seated on a large expanse of land. He’d his parking lot opposite the gate to the fence. Dimeji alighted from his car … Continue reading Why Shouldn’t I Celebrate?