Her normally-bright hazel eyes were dull and lifeless, staring unseeingly into space.
Our love-making, if you could call it that, was always like this – a one-man show.
We’ve tried everything; counseling, the […]
I was on Grandpa’s antique zebra-skin sofa with Kenny, arguing over whether we should watch BBNaija or the championship league.
Baba was on the veranda, the smoke from his tobacco wafting in like wisps of a […]
I was paralyzed with shock.
I couldn’t scream, couldn’t shout, couldn’t move any part of my body.
I couldn’t do anything but stare with questions in my eyes at the man I’d called father for ten years.
The little brown leaves that line the forest pathway.
The first blessings of rain that had the earth covered with tender shoots of green.
The animated whispers in the village square when Amope, the moin-moin […]
I never knew what it meant to have a father.
All my life I’ve watched little girls like me say ‘daddy did this’, ‘daddy said that’.
Sandra in school says whenever her mum pisses her dad off, he drinks and leave […]