CHOICES (18+)

I often wondered what I would do if I saw her again. She hadn’t contacted me for over a year, and I didn’t reach out to her either then that evening happened. I stepped out of the shower to a beeping notification on my phone. I picked up the phone from the dresser where I had […]

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KARMA

“Hei, mama I am finished!” Ezinne freaked, flapping both hands and stomping across her mother’s bedroom floor, “I am finished! what do I do, mama what do I do?!” she panicked. Mrs. Okoye said nothing. She sat at the edge of the bed, bouncing her right foot worriedly, her head dropped in jumbled thoughts. “I […]

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MY WIFE’S FRIEND.

I met Seun through my wife. Light-skinned, petite, and pretty, she seemed to like my wife a lot, and my wife appeared to feel the same way. Both women shared quite a close bond. She would come around the house now and then, but I never conversed with her beyond the usual hellos and hi’s. […]

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THE Client.

The first time I saw Donald was in my office. I was running late to work on that day which was unusual as I try to keep up with time in every area of my life. But as unscripted as life could be, my car tire went flat barely twenty minutes after driving out of […]

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JOURNEY.

*LIFE AS I KNEW IT* Stand in front of a mirror, raise one arm high overhead, with four middle fingers flat, move gently in small circular motions over the entire breasts… That was the instruction on the leaflet. They had been sharing those two-page leaflets around my office for weeks. The cancer awareness group who […]

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LOVE IS NOT ENOUGH.

The sun was scotching hot. I stood aside with my two year old twins and we watched as the Police and Court bailiffs brought out our property one after the other and filled it in their van. They were executing the judgment of the Court, they would auction off our property to pay the Landlord […]

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Repercussion.

PRESENT-DAY. Mike hadn’t come home in the past weeks, I kept calling him, but he won’t pick up my calls. I got a blue tick every time I sent a WhatsApp message – he was reading them, he just wasn’t responding. I moved through the motions with every day that went by, I was beside […]

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UCHENNA’S STORY (PART 2)

Uchenna’s palm felt numb from holding the tumbler. He took a sip from the glass, but it didn’t soothe his senses anymore, the drink had gone warm. He pulled his weight forward, placing the tumbler on the table in front of him. He had just spoken with Pearl, he almost could not believe it! She […]

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UCHENNA’S STORY. (PART 1)

Uchenna took a sip from the tumbler in his grip. He shut his eyes as the chilled orange juice traveled down his dry throat. It had been a long day at work, and Holland’s summer had him feeling clammy all afternoon. He slid further into the couch, enjoying the refreshing feeling of the drink when […]

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THE OTHER WOMAN.

The sounds of cutlery clinking against plates rang through the medium-sized dining room.  Happy chatter and laughter echoed through its warm gray walls. Colorful dishes adorned the long marble tabletop, filling the air with a sweet aroma. Kayla put a little bit of everything on her plate, determined to fill her stomach with the dishes […]

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TEENAGE LOVE.

2004 Federal Government College Vandeikya.   Jss1- Ss2 girls of Mande house lined up in front of their hostel, this was their custom whenever announcements were to be made. Senior Caroline, the house captain climbed upon the stage.

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A VISIT TO THE COUNSELOR

“Hello,” Clara said to the receptionist at the front desk. “I’m here to see Mr. Iben Shedrack.”  The young receptionist lifted her head from her computer. “You’re welcome Ma. Is this your first time being here?” She was a dark young girl with a plump body. Her thick natural hair was held up in a […]

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CATCHING FEELINGS.

Angela tightened her fingers around the steering wheel of her black Toyota Corolla. She took in deep breaths, exhaling heavily. She wasn’t driving. She was parked in Liam’s compound. The gateman had opened the gate for her twenty minutes ago and she was summering up the courage to get out of the car and face […]

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A LITTLE, TOO LATE.

I was playing Fifa 18 with the boys when Sylvia stormed into my house. Shaken by the abrupt barging in, we all turned to her in shock. “What are you doing here?” I spoke with the gamepad clasped between my hands, “How did you even get in?!” I hadn’t seen her in over a year. […]

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The AFTERMATH.

“Efe, are you gay?”  Chioma was asking, naked in my teak wood king-sized bed, I thought she looked radiating. “No, I’m not gay.” She quirked a brow at me. “Then why won’t you cum?” she accused. “This is like the fourth time Efe!” I pulled my gray briefs up to my waist before lowering back […]

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