The Shallow End

Dating apps are the worst inventions ever and I’ve never cared for them. But on this fateful Friday evening, the universe seemed to have other plans in store for me. I was tired of reading the endless research journals splayed before me. They were slowly beginning to morph into what looked like ancient hieroglyphics and … Continue reading The Shallow End

Entangled

Half-asleep, I dragged my feet across the passage. Gnawing hunger had woken me up and I intended to start my day in the kitchen. I was already in the sitting room before I noticed my sister and her husband tearing at each other like rabid animals. I stopped and contemplated returning to my room like … Continue reading Entangled

Once Lost, Twice Broken

My freshly fixed neon nails suddenly looked more interesting than everything else going on around me. I had stepped into church convincing myself I had been away for too long. The truth was, I had come with the hopes of ‘accidentally’ running into him. But the uneasiness I felt deep in my stomach told me … Continue reading Once Lost, Twice Broken

Crimson

She couldn’t really come up with a reason why she liked Uche. He wasn’t the kind of guy you’d throw a second glance or flip your imaginary hair just to catch his eye. He looked liked your average guy out there. There were no special features, at least not the kind that would have the … Continue reading Crimson

Accidental Sidechick

This is a story of that awkward moment when you realize you’ve been parading yourself as a peacock when you are actually a chick. A side chick. 2012 was a rocky year for me in the dating circle. I made up my mind to stop dating regular boys and go for “church” boys instead. Maybe, … Continue reading Accidental Sidechick

Love and Illusions (Part 1)

Tade was the answer to my prayers. It was almost too good to be through as I got everything I had always wanted in a relationship. I almost felt like I didn't deserve it. Or maybe I did. After all the bozos I had to go through, I finally got my Boaz. Somebody pinch me!

One More Time

Tonye looked at the party crowd. They seemed to be having fun. She wasn't. This was her first social outing in a while and Tara, her sister had practically dragged her along. She stirred her Chapman and cleared her throat. Tara looked up from her phone. "Why did you bring me here when you'd rather … Continue reading One More Time