I felt the knife pierce my body from behind, my fingers gripped the sponge I was using to wash the dishes, funny but I could still hear the sound of our leaky faucet. I’ve heard many talk about death, of how your […]
I should’ve known that I would get lost in a village I barely remembered, I couldn’t even remember Anty Nnenna whose burial we’d come for. I was about to cry when a lady passing by offered to help.
At the house, […]
I stared at the frail body on the tattered mattress, he looked up, gasped and took his last breath, for a moment I thought he’d looked right at me, at least he’d gone without struggling, yesterday I’d visited a […]
Daddy and mummy, you never told me I would loose you both at age ten, you never told me that Anty Nene wouldn’t love me like she did when you were here, you never told me that I would wake up at dawn everyday and […]
“Guilty”, the courtroom erupted in protests at the judge’s verdict. I looked behind me and saw mama wailing, surrounded by our closest friends and family,she kept screaming” my daughter is innocent, i bore her, i […]
It was a dark,wet and quiet night, through my mask, I stared at the man kneeling before me,shaking and begging me not to kill him,the hand holding the gun shook,the finger on the trigger felt slippery,my entire […]