The group huddled together for a picture as the tour guide struggled with the glittered iPhone, obviously foreign to him. Amber cringed and silently prayed he wouldn’t drop it. I went hungry to buy this phone. Don’t let my village people win. ‘Say furaha,’ the tour guide finally chanted, exposing two missing front teeth. A … Continue reading Tsoro
Ella looked around the room, eyes clouded with tears. Women in their various sizes and ages wailed. The men simply shook their heads and sighed. The unasked question remained plastered on everyone’s face. What happened to such a vibrant, young man? Five nights ago, Tobi had driven out of the house in anger after they … Continue reading How To Get Away With Murder
When Simi left for work, she had no idea her life was about to be derailed by an encounter with a little girl
"What is this?" I half shouted. He showed me another picture of Tade, a much younger version of him. This time, it was an obituary. I laughed. "What sort of expensive joke is this, young man? Don't make me call security on you." He sighed. "I hate to be the one to break this to … Continue reading Love and Illusions (Part 2)
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!
I drew down the sleeves of my jacket and hugged myself tightly. It was becoming unusually chilly for a hot afternoon. I looked around, then at my wristwatch. It was fifteen minutes past two. Vincent was running late. Why was he taking so long? I had befriended Vincent at the cemetery. Ever since my parents … Continue reading UNFINISHED BUSINESS