"I love you," she whispered into her cell phone. Nothing but music and the rustle of paper returned what she thought was an open and honest expression. "Did you hear me?" she paused. "I said I love you." The line clicked. Daberechi looked around the sparse room and blinked back the tears. This was Esthers'.… Continue reading ”Dear Diary, I Almost Killed My Sister Today”
''What would you like to eat?''. I can hear him but I don't know how to answer, why to answer. Dude is miles away from me, what difference will answering make? ''Hey, I'm still waiting for a reply'' comes next over the phone and I decide to play along, if only for conversation sake. I… Continue reading Chronicles of Lily : The Starter.
This is a story of...well..we're about to find out Zen Garden: Today. I can't wait to see her, Dara, my wife of five years . Yes, I'm married, it surprises me even today, even now. I am a commitment phobe. Was. I was, until her. We met under peculiar circumstances . other people would feel… Continue reading Caption This!
''Please now, we won't even waste time. I promise''. Bola has been trying to persuade Mide to accompany her on a date for about 30 minutes now. She crosses her arms, leaning back on the cushion, perplexed and annoyed at Bola for trying to rope her into something that wasn't any of her business. ''Fine, but… Continue reading The Good Friend.
I have a problem. I remember everything. I recall the first conversation we had, when you were rattling about Mrs Giwa and how she overstated her importance to the company and how I did everything to stop rolling my eyes so much and failed, because you noticed and got offended but I wanted to get back to… Continue reading Death and a Minute.
You know how you meet someone and finally understand why it had to take so long and why it never seemed to work with anyone else? No? Me neither. Kike's wedding was to be the talk of the town for months and unfortunately, I was to be a big part of it. Yes, unfortunately. Me,… Continue reading Purple Satin
I said No today. I say No a lot, mostly to avoid people-ey situations, always for my benefit. But today I said No to something pleasurable, a heady mix of ecstacy, selfishness and pride. Most of us have exes, not real ones though, an ex-almost, an ex-maybe, someone that wasn't ours but was, in the twisted way… Continue reading The Best NO of my Life.
Breathe Lily. Just Breathe, I tell myself. It's starting again, the angry words and open disgust. I don't know what I did this time. I mean, I'm just coming in. Chuks is a nice guy, he really is. But this temper. I'm just coming in from the salon. I know it's late but there was… Continue reading Chronicles of Lily : The undercover overlover.
Esther was shocked at the sight in front of her. Wasn't this Kunle, the supposed standard for good husbands everywhere, her friend's husband in shinning armour canoodling with a girl that looked like she came from the set of a music video?. "Ehen!, wonders shall never cease" she thought to herself as she stood and… Continue reading The Other Shoe
Bimpe was the coolest of all the cool kids, from her dreadlocks, her cat eye sunnies to her retro-inspired outfits, it was no wonder the level of control she had over almost everyone that met her. That wasn't all about her though, she was smart. In her department she was the favourite of almost all… Continue reading Aduke’s Tears 2