Lucy

Lucy sat in the car confused and afraid. Her master had just taken her from her family, and what she knew as her home, to give her to some woman whose laughter hurt her ears. Her master said she was strong, and that she’d serve her new boss well. The new boss saw Lucy’s distress…

Fears and Deadbeats

From a distance, the clanging of the keyboard from the reception could be heard. Michelle was using the computer, and in her head, she still pressed hard on the buttons like it was a typewriter. She was drafting another letter for the boss. She called it a draft because she knew he’d make a few…

7 Most Elaborate Cons ever pulled off in Kenya by Foreigners

Originally posted on Too late for Worms:
Hunter Thompson quipped “In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught.In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.” The Original Con. Wanjiku, the taxpayer who watches soap operas every evening and takes the 9 O’clock news for truth, expects elected…

Besties.

Joshua lay on his warm bed, well rested when a huge bang woke him up. He sighed in anger, was that a knock on his door? He lifted his face from the covers and starred at his alarm clock. It was three o’clock in the morning, he’d be damned if he woke up. But the…

For Keeps

Mike ran up the stairs with a box of chocolate in his hands. He had thirteen more floors to go but he did not care, to day was his moment. The moment he had been waiting for in a long long while. He could still remember the message she had sent him,’I miss you Mike,…

Opposites

They sat comfortably in the restaurant having their dinner. This was their fifth official date and both were a bit more comfortable now. Rachael looked at him, wondering what was going through his mind. She had a lot of questions, she however did not want to jump the gun too fast. “So how was your…

Of mad men and women.

“I remember the first time I saw him, feels like it was just yesterday. He was a confident man, looked rich and charming. He was a charmer I tell you, you could see it from the number of girls that flocked his side, ignoring his company entirely. He was a Chuck Bass, you know, like…

Market Day.

The market was busy, bustling with customers buying their weekly grocery, it was after all, market day, the busiest day of the week for Maria. She handed out a paper bag full of vegetables to her customer, with a smile on her face and thanked her. Her mother and her mother before hers were all…

Hush, hush.

She sat curled up by the sofa. Her eyes were watery and her nose swollen from all the crying. She couldn’t help herself. She felt so sad. She looked at the empty bowls by her side; crisps and ice cream didn’t help any more. They were done and her stock was over. To make it…

Misery.

Men and women filled the bar. Commotion, smoke and mixed conversations filled the air, somewhat blending with the music. Most were merry, celebrating the completed elections, which many considered free and fair. Mike sat by the counter sipping on his beer slowly, contemplating how things turned out. Never in his dreams had he thought that…