Omaye

First published this on Valentine’s day. I really enjoyed writing this and I hope you like it too.

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Love don’t live here.

I cannot find the God you serve and I have been known to stay out all night searching– Yrsa Daley-Ward Every night, I would wake up to my mother’s cries. My little frame would crawl out of bed and fearfully find its way in the dark to the living room, where I would find my […]

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31/08

Tap. Tap. Tap It had begun. She could hear the footsteps down the hall. She panicked, eyes searching the room frantically. Should she hide underneath the bed? Should she jump out the window? Please, not another night. She doubts her body could take any more. Tap, tap, tap. It was louder, closer and she felt the […]

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Dusk

Another Short story of mine first published on September 27, 2015…Enjoy xx     It was well past midnight. A silent hour. They could hear the crickets chirping in the bushes and they felt the cool night breeze brush the sweaty surface of their naked bodies. They were entangled, sprawled out on a mat cushioned […]

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Girl Child

Something about the way he patted me dry that did not seem right. His eyes wandered down to the v between my thighs. The look on his face reminded me of the wildcats we often saw on TV. The ones who lurked in bushes, taking their time to study their prey.

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Do Your Eyes Tell Lies?

We’d been talking for a while now, over social media but never physically even though we saw one another every day. You liked your little corner in the class, secluded from everyone else, never to be bothered. I never told my friends we talked and I always smiled faintly when they spoke about you. I […]

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