That Sunday evening Brother Innocent stepped into Papa Ejima’s duplex at No. 44 Ogbatuluenyi Drive, Housing Estate, Onitsha, Papa Ejima’s twin daughters told him that their mother or one of them – the twins -would certainly be impregnated by Brother Innocent, this handsome Brother Innocent with a pair of dimples on either sides of his […]
It is a very hot day. Temperatures are estimated to be in the upwards of eighty degrees. One can see waves of heat rising above metals and other reflective surfaces. One can feel how sweaty and sticky clothing clings to the body. No quantity of ice cream or cold carbonated drinks can keep the sweltering […]
My home has graves. Graves inscribed with summaries and similar surnames that say nothing: GRAVES. Graves of memories of lives once lived. Graves of pains never spoken. Graves of absence.
His eyes are shut tight. He’s breathing hard, fast, panting like a dog. Sweat is trickling down the sides of his face. He’s mumbling something but I can’t quite get the words. It’s about to happen. I keep stroking. His manhood gripped tightly in my hands. And finally, I feel the warm thick fluid pour […]
I think I was eight the day I died. I didn’t even have hair beyond my head, and a single strand that had started growing right above my right nipple. That was it. I still sounded like a small girl, and my sister swore I had a lisp.I never caught it. I never heard it. […]
I was barely there, I think I was as tall as my waist line is today. My mother or grandmother had sent me to the shop and I was excited! There would be sweets for me. My grandfather would tell me to buy madiven, that was the name he used. I walked to the shop, […]