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“I want you in my life,” he told her as soon as her eyes fluttered open. She gazed into his eyes and remembered why she came close to ripping ...
Cam felt a tap on her hand, when she looked up, this handsome face was staring at her. He had the longest legs she had ever seen, with piercing ...
It’s Christmas night, it’s the night that Christ was born but unfortunately, tonight, at least one person will die. I hear his footsteps as he ...
This is how you get her back: - Get into your car on Saturday morning, wearing the slim Gap jeans and a plain white tee shirt. Slide on the gold ...
The problem was not that Mercy didn’t know what to do. The actual thing she feared was being found out, and most especially the disappointment ...
Duke Town was known for heavy rains and fierce harmattans. In 1821, the trade wind was fiercer than ever. Cold zephyr interspersed with warm ...
It’s not me, it’s you. It’s not you, it’s me. Potayto, Potato, Tomayto, Tomato, Let’s call the whole thing off. The break up is one of those ...
Folashade was not in the mood today at all. Bola, her best friend since her childhood days, just sent her an Instant Message about an old ...
Nonyelum inhales the afternoon breeze as she winds down the window glass of her car. Glover road is warm under a kite of fading sunlight and even ...
My first brush with authority was when I was in JSS3. We were preparing for the JSCE examinations- and as was the norm, everyone was sourcing for ...
Mother took me to her pastor friend’s church today. It is a Sunday morning in February; there is unease in the air: a fullness of gray and a ...
Sally had been up until two am the previous night working on her project. She was bone tired and in no mood to greet the sunshine pushing its way ...
Yanked from a pleasant dream by the shrill sound of the alarm clock buzzer, Moni fought hard against opening her eyes. She would rather stay in ...
BN Prose - March 2014
I left him. I packed my things and left his house. I took all the shoes he bought to mark our achievements together and all the dresses I wore ...
“I’m an artist!” she replied to my “What do you do?” She raised her slender arms as she said it, like a magician doing a ‘Ta-da!’. Her bangles ...
Ours had been one hell of a rollercoaster ride. We met at university, had the same group of friends and did a lot of things together. A lot of ...
Perfect. He was the personification of perfection- well buffed nails; carefully laid out, colour-coded wardrobe; impeccable table manners and ...
I knew this day would come. It’d been a long time coming. I saw it as clear as the sun in the blue skies, but I had chosen to turn a blind eye. I ...
BN Prose- Feb 2014
They said the school was built over an old cemetery and that some nights, if you looked close, you could see things. Teni told herself that this ...
He sat there on one of the five very well designed sofas in his living room, an empty bottle of wine stood on the stool before him with a ...