Brother Ferdinand

Sunday; her favourite day of the week. Eyram was always awake and ready, way before the alarm would go off. By 6.30 am she would be at the church premise. A mere church member yet she was always early as if she was the head usher. Her being early had an agenda; to sit at…

#GiViNg

Hey guys,   Today’s post is from our first guest blogger, Kuks_wordsmith. This is a poem she wrote in 2016, a personal favourite. Kuks loves feedback from her readers so please do share your thoughts. Enjoy!  May be we should get this straight When it comes to giving mathematics can’t operate… We are taught… A…

AnD tHeN tHeY wErE nOt

Penelope, I know I promised never to contact you or her again but I could not help it. Please, before you roll your eyes and throw this letter away in anger, at least, hear my side of the story. I’ve been seated at our favourite spot in my room, staring out the window and reminiscing….

I tHiNk I lOvEd YoU tOo MuCh

  You were priceless my efforts to win you were relentless In my eyes you were flawless You could never make a mistake: you were just perfect You were to me, worth every test I think I loved you too much   Your voice in my ears was like a melody Every word was like a…

Please, Don’t Cry TO Me

Please, do not cry to me I have but a question Fret not, this is no lesson Why now dear? Would you rather you had me near?  Is it now you remember I care?   Please, do not cry to me I begged you to let me stay After you pushed me out of the…

JESUS, MY KING

Shrouded in swaddling clothes he lay  Stacked in a manger, bedded in hay  Royalty had but sheep and cattle to play  He is Jesus, my King    Wise men came bearing gifts  Gold, frankincense, and myrrh at his feet without thrift  A messiah fit to save, and sinners out of sin lift  He is Jesus,…

Eating with the Enemy 😈😈😈😈

 Nouna, I hope this finds you well. I promised to tell you someday, didn’t I? Well, here it goes: Today marks three years after everything ended. I pray you find some meaning to it. It started as a minor crush. I was a fresh Senior High-School-leaver at home with basically nothing to do. Big brother was on long vacation…

Chaff Against the Wind (Final Episode)

Previously: Within a number of minutes Stephanie arrived on the eighth floor without being seen. She avoided all cameras to ensure she would not be spotted. She stood right in front of the door which read CEO with a triumphant look on her face. All the hurdles had been successfully crossed and she was finally…

Chaff Against the Wind Ep.12a

Previously:  He saw her curled up in the backseat with her face to the seat. He walked closer and opened the door. He shook her. “Amber, wake up, I’m here now.” She would not budge. He called her again and she shifted in her sleep. She sat up and rubbed her eyes sleepily, “Who are…

Chaff Against the Wind Ep.11

Previously:  “I said I need to find Jennifer because she is going to kill herself and our unborn child” “Unborn child? What do you mean by unborn child?” Joseph grabbed the scruff of Anthony’s shirt. “You impregnated two of my daughters and now one is going to commit suicide?” ——————————- Jennifer sat in her seat…

Chaff Against the Wind Ep.10

Dorcas Ajayi, my little one, this is for you… Previously:  Jennifer took in a deep breath. “You disgust me. Get out of my house” she whispered, not finding the strength to voice the words out. “Hon…” “I said get the hell out of my house!” she yelled, throwing his engagement ring at him in the…

Chaff Against the Wind Ep.09

Yoofi, Sammy and Maria, this is for you!!! Happy birthday guys 😊😊😊 Previously:  “Well I figured by now your fiancée should have told you because he promised he would” “Told me what?” Stephanie smiled evilly ———————————- “Told me what?” Jenny asked anxiously “Did something happen? Please speak up” “He told me he was going to…