IN LESS THAN HUNDRED WORDS 003

“Mummy, why are you crying?” Josh said. His tiny hand meticulously dabbing each drop of tears that fell on her cheek and robbing it off on his little sweat pants. When he could no longer, he held her head close to his little chest. “O Josh, I was yelled at for a little misunderstanding at…

JUST A FRIEND

“Dan my man” A voice said Ada watched a man walk up to her boyfriend and greets him cordially “Who is this?” He asked She felt butterflies in her stomach. Anxious, she tightened her grip on his hand and extended her right hand to greet the man with a smile. She felt Dan’s hard gazed…

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“Kanyima!” Sochi screams, repeatedly shaking her friend who lay lifeless in a pool of her own blood. She looks at her right hand, scared; she throws the gun far away. She tries to clean off her bloody hands but gaze back at the lifeless body “Kanyima! Somebody help!” Sochi cries and wakes up. She wipes…

BURNED BRIDGE 4#

Saturday 4:30 pm “Hi” “Hi” Lota responded. Deji stood in front of her, lost in admiration. “You look good”  “Thanks Deji, you too”. Lota felt a roller coaster of emotions all at once. She had anticipated a pleasant meeting with Deji but was now fighting to tame her rage while staring at him. “Please let’s…

IN LESS THAN HUNDRED WORDS 001

She woke up screaming. It’s been 22years since the night of the robbery, the night she was raped and it still haunted her. She picked up a card her daughter had given her and said “perhaps it is time to pay my daughter’s lover a visit”. She booked an appointment and was told to come…

BURNED BRIDGE 3#

Friday night 10.30pm Lota unlocked the door and dived into the sitting room with bundles of plastic bags filled with groceries. “Hey babe” she greeted and rushed out almost immediately to get the rest the items from her car. Kachi was lying on a couch with one hand on her stomach. She watched her friend…