OFFICE STRIKES HOME

The rays of sunrise lazily creep through my window, chaperoned by the fresh morning breeze. It sways my curtains from side to side and settles cooly on my skin.   It is 6 a.m on Sunday morning, and I have no rush to get out of bed, so I curl my knees to my chest and […]

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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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ROOFTOP.

The swimming pool stretched before us, sapphire blue and 8 feet deep. The water oscillated as the various tenants of our block of community flats flapped their arms and kicked their feet under it. The music was blasting, and the night moon was out, subtly glinting down the rooftop, too faint to bother the amber-led […]

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LOCKDOWN AT DUXTON HILLS

I could see the green leaves on the trees from my window, swaying gently to the Singapore’s morning breeze. Chirping birds flew onto the crooked branches, perched and hopped, before flying away again – they had the freedom of movement, unlike Norman and I – locked down in this apartment. I thought about my dog […]

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HER FIRST.

2008. Susan Ayankele’s slender figure sat nervously at the edge of Mike’s Vitafoam mattress, dropped on the bare floor of his apartment. She pressed her lean legs together and exhaled heavily. Here she was, a nineteen year old, hundred level student in the apartment of a popular final year boy. She would be the envy […]

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ROSE. (18+)

Midnight. Rosemary stood still by the white door, trying not to breathe too hard. The hallway, dimly lit by the recessed light reflecting from the antechamber, stood still with her. She could hear the clock ticking in the distance – tick tock, tick tock, reminding her of the twenty minutes she had spent standing by his […]

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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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