I forced myself

“I got up for the umpteenth time, stretched the edges of my skirt and walked towards the window. The weather was so cold, it reminded me of past harmattan mornings. The air was hard too, making breathing a little painful. I shrugged it off and kept walking. “He has to be her son”. I concluded […]

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UN-HIDDEN

I watched a young couple through the corner of my eyes as they talked over a plate of jollof in a restaurant I happened to be in. Within a few minutes of watching them, I could tell they were totally oblivious to the guy sitting next to them and how his head seemed to be […]

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Your Plans

Hey, what are your plans for me?”, I asked. It was those type of conversations that you plan before hand. The kind where you unconsciously orchestrate every rythm, pause and reply in your mind’s eye. To be sincere, even though I knew it was a good thing to gain clarity about what it was He […]

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Like puppets

The master conductor stood before the group of talented musicians. There was absolute silence as the concert was about to begin. He told them that when he raised his hands they should sing and when he folds his fist they should halt. He said that their eyes should not waver from his and the rod […]

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