Category: Fiction

Broken – The Prologue (Uncle Bill)

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Of course, no one knew of our intimate relations. He had been my favourite uncle since I was a little child. I remember that I used to run to him, whenever he visited us from Lagos. He would bring gifts for me and my siblings, and would carry me on his lap to tell us his tales from living in the big city and working as a Teacher at the University of Lagos. Even then, everyone knew I was his favourite.

So the day I stayed home from school, after spraining my ankle…

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The Queen That I Am

I heard of a queen, whose palace was set on a hill, and adorned with jewels. Though surrounded by much wealth, she was discontent and desired elaborate displays of her riches and the receipt of expensive gifts. It was the king’s job to satisfy her appetite. And this […]

The Hard Road To Forgiveness

The road to divorce was long and hard. I must have died a thousand deaths along the way. The first time was when he confessed to me what he had done. In tears, he told me his horrible secret and broke my heart. He destroyed my trust and […]

The Wedding

The hall was gloriously decorated with colourful, sweet-smelling flowers and alight with spotlighting and grandiose chandeliers. Gold and purple drapes and ribbons were beautifully spread around the grand space, and lined the ivory chiavari chairs according to the royal theme the Bride had chosen. It was to be the […]

He Took My Breath Away…

I remember the day I met Kevin, like it was yesterday.  Something about him was so paralysing, I couldn’t help but stare!  Yes, he was gorgeous, but more than that, he oozed charisma.  He smiled at me, as he noticed my intense gaze, and I gasped.  He took […]