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…

The dark side of the moon.

  Maryanne was furious. Her baby was crying, and the house adjacent to hers was booming their TV like they were in a concert. Her baby said that her mum had just slapped her and thrown her on the ground simply because she asked for the drumstick. She took her leso and tied it around…

Night out of Paradise

It was dusk. The compound was more quiet compared to her neighbors. You could see the sun setting against the baobab tree, and she sat on a three legged stool next to her three stone fire cooking a meal for her family of three. “Mum, mummy….where are you?” her daughter called excitedly from the front…

Run, Run, Run.

  She sat by the corner table, watching the waiters serve the other patrons. It was a busy Cafe, very new but well hidden. This being happy hour many people walked in from work to have a few drinks and unwind before heading home. She looked at her wrist watch. 5:30. She had two hours…

Winner to Woman

Dear Dan’s wife, I hope the title fits well since it seems you’ve forgotten your name. Thank you for your email which I received. You sure can throw yourself a pity party. How dare you come off to me like that. For years on end you had him and you chose to ignore him throughout….

Woman to Woman

Dear Kayla, I know, this is strange, it caught you off guard. You were not expecting to hear from the wife of the man you’re sleeping with any time soon. After all, you’ve been careful haven’t you? You’ve been protecting my husband’s image from the children and that’s why you had to keep it on…

Street Fights

Jennifer flipped her weave back and let a huge breathe from her mouth. She looked around and for a minute, realized where she was and what she was doing. She read so many stories about crazy women doing crazy things in the name of love, but never had she thought she’s be the one flipping…

Hope in the Rain.

She stood by the edge of the shop, you know, the corner where the sheets are barely enough to cover you but still do a sufficient job to guard you from the weather. She looked at her feet, new suede shoes about to get ruined because the man next to her insisted on taking on…

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…

Four O’clock Tea

She held the tray in her hand calmly as she walked into the room. Five men were seated a midst her boss, ranting on carelessly about the current state of affairs in the country. They were politicians you see, and they were among the best in the country. This was not the first time she…