Just that look made it all okay. My bruised hands still held my Ghana must go but I knew I was going to let it go soon. My head still hurt when I opened my left eye but I opened it for a while anyway. I wanted to […]
Ekene says they tie me down, maybe she’s right. She says they consume my time, maybe she’s right. Ekene calls them hard work, maybe she’s right. She says they make me look older, maybe she’s right. Ekene says th […]
Bolanle has no idea. I’m never leaving, not even Iya can make me. If they could give me the feeling of bliss that made me feel as light as a feather, the ecstasy, the joy …….then I’ll stop this racket they cal […]
I lost my soul four years ago but I just found out four hours ago while I listened without flinching as my own blood struggled for life. There will be no visitors tonight, there might be no nightmares tonight. […]
Look! She’s leaning on me and she’s crying too. She’s seated in the middle of the small pool of blood and the shattered glass. I want to say alot but I can’t because walls don’t talk but if you can hear me then […]
The door opens. Good timing, there are no fingernails left to chew anymore and my heavy eyes have run dry.
‘Ginika, you’re a blessing.’ Those were Papa’s exact words.
Yes, I’m a blessing. I’m just fifte […]