Category: Fiction in Creative Writing

13 Bamidele Street

13 Bamidele Street

I think my unlucky number is 13. I have strongly come to associate misfortunes to number 13 and this has not failed me since I began paying attention to it. Obiora says that’s not what smart people do but I don’t care what Obiora says. […]

#LoveIs; The Aftermath

#LoveIs; The Aftermath

I stumbled unto this picture online and was intrigued by it. In one glance, it told me a story. The creator of this amazing piece of work is Peniel Enchill. She makes amazing illustrations of women and designed the book cover for Arese Ugwu’s The SmartMoney […]

#LoveIs; Like Catching Grenades

#LoveIs; Like Catching Grenades

‘’Kaodi love? Kaodi, are you in here? Ike? I-ke?’’ It was Nkem’s voice bouncing off the walls of the chapel as she called out our names urgently. Ike stood up sharply adjusting his suit, just as Nkem walked down the aisle where we were seated […]

#LoveIs; Like A Freshly Planted Garden

#LoveIs; Like A Freshly Planted Garden

             10:46am  ‘’You look so beautiful in this light; silhouette over me; the way it brings out the blue in your eyes is the Tenerife Sea…’’  ”Your eyes aren’t blue,” he teased sleepily, whispering in my ear and pulling me […]

#LoveIs; My Loss, Your Hell.

#LoveIs; My Loss, Your Hell.

I looked wistfully as they both walked down the aisle, out of the little antique chapel after the brief and intimate wedding ceremony, into the artificial garden in the sprawling compound where the reception was due to start in a few minutes. For the umpteenth […]