Boom! Boom! D’you hear that? That’s the sound of my heart beating. She’s killed him, I know. I heard something heavy hit the floor, just before another glass crashed And I know it’s him. She told me there’s something she must do if we are to escape him. I don’t mind, Really. I just don’t … Continue reading Boom! Boom!
It was a fall afternoon, October 1989 to be specific. I was in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, when I shared a taxi with my secondary school Home Economics/Food & Nutrition teacher. That is where my story starts. Within five short months I was married to her brother in London, England. We boarded the taxi from … Continue reading In The Beginning – Part 1/3