Signs

They were in church. Praise and worship to kick in the new year. Val sat next to her best friend, Tabitha. She was busy talking to the other girls about the fire works that would ensure at mid night. they were all excited by the fact that they were out of the house past seven…

The Art of Fighting

Weddings are beautiful and glorious affairs. You have your family, close friends and the curious ones all gathered in one place to see you exchange vows with the love of your life and promise to try your best to make things work. At least that’s how I see the till death part. You vow not…

Little feet.

He was sad again, seated on the couch watching Jerry Springer. She looked at him and smiled. Six years seemed like a short time to know someone, she thought to herself. But yet in six years they had their first date, fought, fell in love and wed. It had been a beautiful time where they…

Sunshine.

She removed six thousand notes from a stack of notes tied in a rubber band and gave it to the cashier. “Keep that down, someone may see it and rob us,”he hissed at her pushing her hand lower into her bag. She smiled up at him, and touched his chin. “Always taking care of us…”…

Dreamy.

She sat by her balcony window staring out into the hot summer afternoon. The gardener was trimming the hedge, and she could hear her mother in the kitchen , humming while preparing the evening meal. It was the perfect summer picture, and she was happy. She remembered yesterday afternoon so clearly. They lay in bed,…

Damn you

Toby stood next to her in the chill bar. He was telling a joke and she was laughing. He still couldn’t figure out what had changed her mind this time round. This had been the first time she had said yes in eight rounds. He had gone from the serious, to the casual, to 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…

Fears.

Fear. A feeling aroused by impending danger, pain or distress. Fear reeks straight into the core, causing the heart beat faster, the mind, inevitably going numb, and distress…oh what a feeling, what a rush! Amy could feel it. She could feel the fear create horrible scenarios in her head, she could see herself doing things,…

Gone.

It was a cold winter night. Leaves brushed on the ground, moving with the wind. The streets were well lit, but deserted. There was a night curfew you see. The country was in a state of unrest, with the new regime things had changed. In a struggle to state their authority, and with citizens resisting…

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…