Tag: Romance

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On his final day as the resident of the boxy self-contain on Osazuwa street, he sat on his neighbour’s bench and watched people go about their everyday business. Children ran around in the rain that drizzled. Adults walked gingerly around puddles that were unevenly distributed along the street.

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Abraham’s apartment was a two-bedroom. They sat in his bed. Regina knew what was going to happen and it was just a matter of when. She knew she wasn’t just there because of DVDs. When Abraham stepped out of the bedroom to turn off the TV in the sitting room, Regina got a WhatsApp message from Hakeem: I’m really sorry. Can we talk tomorrow?

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There was something noticeably off about the way Mrs. Alade looked at Regina who was walking towards her. The smile Regina was accustomed to seeing was missing. In place of the smile was a hostile leer. Regina sat on the tall stool in front of the enclosed lobby desk, watching Mrs. Alade give her monosyllabic responses and dismissive shrugs.

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The day I met you I couldn’t believe it. You were sitting across from me, clad in a well-tailored blue suit, looking like a finer version of Boris Kodjoe, sipping on a glass of water and concentrating on the laptop in front of you. You looked like everything I ever dreamed about, my very own…

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In this episode, Onome makes an interesting proposal to Charles. Jade’s business proposal gets turned down by a government official and Charles goes on a date with Shayo. MUSIC Atta Lenell Otigba – Rescue (http://www.attaotigba.com) Tomi Owo – Ile (https://soundcloud.com/tomiowo)

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Charles, Kemi and Jade are at the hospital waiting for news on Promise and they bump into one of the ladies on Charles’ list. Charles gets another surprise at work when his boss asks him to join a meeting with Onome. MUSIC Atta Lenell Otigba – Rescue (http://www.attaotigba.com) Tommy Maverick – Riverbank (https://soundcloud.com/tommy_maverick) Gray Jones…

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Charles panics after visiting his mom, buys a ring on a whim and recruits his two girlfriends, Jade and Kemi to help him find his lucky bride. Promise throws a new year’s eve party and offers Charles support upon learning of his decision to get married. MUSIC Atta Lenell Otigba – Rescue (www.attaotigba.com) Odunsi –…

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He was not handsome, neither was he rich. He was not the most charming man alive. He courted me with patience, something akin to aloofness; a disinterested air that made me relax when I was with him. I didn’t have to pretend to be anything. At first I thought he wasn’t interested in me romantically,…

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Ladies, ever had one of those relationships where you seem to be going crazy trying to figure him out?  He says he loves you, but things just don’t add up in the way that he treats you.  You might wonder if he actually hears you when you speak, or maybe he doesn’t completely understand what…

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It was the year 1999 and as I speak to you, I am overcome with acute nostalgia. Nothing could explain the feeling at the camp nou: the ceremony retained an aura of mystery and suspense clinched our hearts till the end of the ceremony. I still have goosebumps thinking of it. It was like being…

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Dear Crush, Hi, how are you? Oh there really is no need for me to ask because I know. Yes, of course I know exactly how you are. You wondering why? Isn’t it obvious? Well this is the plain simple answer; I have the crushiest of crushes of all time in the history of crushing on you. Okay wait, where…

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The entries for Week 1 of The Writer Competition are up. The theme is Romance. Below are excerpts of all the 12 stories and you can read them all from HERE. (A Haunting Past) I was seduced by the exotic dinner he laid before me that evening. “This smells like heaven,” I said. “It’s all…

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Jan 8

Nostalgia

He was my mentor, my teacher, my friend. I looked up to him and admired him, my face would heat up the moment he walked into a room and my chest would tighten just as quickly. He was an enigma to virtually all students, very unpredictable in his actions. He could smile at you in…