“Madam!” The middle-aged man said, tapping her. She jerked slightly. “Hmn?” “I asked what floor?” “Sorry, fifth. Thank you.” He grunted in response, no doubt irritated with her for not hearing him the first time. The entire ride up, she braced herself. Knowing her personal assistant, there was likely going to be a fanfare waiting … More The Bed.
“I did it for you.” She said; but she never asked me if it was what I wanted. I could feel my husband’s eyes boring holes into the right side of my head but I did not care. I would answer his questions once they left, but not a second sooner. I kept my gaze … More Love and Other Excuses
He let out a deep sigh. He had heard her after all. “Alemana, people will notice.” “That doesn’t matter.” She said quietly but firmly. “It might be a little unusual but it is not uncommon.” “Well,” he sighed. “If that is what you want. But I hope you don’t get offended if someone decides to … More Fury
Broken mirror pieces can be glued back together, but the cracks remain. Helen blinked in confusion. Obviously she had not heard him right. “Come again?” “I said, why didn’t you tell me she was not your biological daughter? I mean, sure you are her mother if you raised her but we are talking about a … More Unjust
Ikenna groaned, and moved his eyes back up to the top of the document. It was the third time he had tried to read it, and the words just were not sinking in. He flung the document on his desk in frustration, and got up from his chair. He rubbed his forehead, then ran his … More Blocks and Cement – III (Conclusion)
Ikenna caught a movement through the corner of his eyes. He thought it was odd that Ifeamaka had the entire menu up to her face like she was nearsighted, but he did not think much of it until he noticed her shoulder vibrating. “Are you laughing?” He asked, sliding the menu down a bit. She … More Blocks and Cement – Part II
Timeyin stared at his reflection for a few seconds, then shook his head as he turned on the tap. He splashed water on his face twice, and stared some more. “Bloody idiot!” He said to his reflection, his jaw hardening. He did not realise how hard he was gripping the restroom sink on either side, … More Apathy