At 5pm the next day, Chisom clad in a blue denim Jean pants, a white fitted top, and sunshades, got in her car and drove to the nice lounge in Victoria Island where they had agreed to meet.
What makes me think I easily fail at the ‘dad’ job is the refusal to assist sometimes. Why do I refuse? Culture defines it. Parents, especially mothers, teach their children how to behave as men and women.
Love found me late last year, when I wasn’t even looking and when I least expected. It happened so fast and it was amazing.
Then, it ended the same way it started; with me not looking and when I least expected.
You know that feeling of running out of water when you’re halfway to quenching your thirst? Yeah, that was me for about six months. It sorta still is…
The Baliff announced the presence of the Judge and the court rose as the judge entered once the judge had taken his seat the court registrar began calling out the cases that were on the court’s list for that day.
At that moment, the cathedral’s large doors flung wide open with a resounding bang. The noise died abruptly without an echo. Everyone appeared frozen in action, like a tableau or like they were posing for the camera.
Now though, it seems I do not have the luxury of waking up and realizing I am a de facto adult, and let the fear that had germinated, festered and bore fruit in me (as evident in my many procrastination), float above me like a brooding demon, while I stare powerlessly at it.
14 Days of Valentine
This is a series of fiction and opinion pieces themed around Valentine's Day. The stories will cover various genres ranging from action and horror to comedy and tragedy. This special promises to be funny, warm, steamy and even scary so don’t miss it. We’re pretty excited too. P.S. All resemblance to actual Yoruba demons, however uncanny, are purely coincidental and unintentional. Do not forget to share your thoughts
The thought of spending Valentine’s Day alone makes me feel really old and alone. My older friends will tell me…
I wish someone, anybody, had told me and guided me on living with intent but the persons in the position…