Are You A Witch?

Are You A Witch?

 CROSSING THE LINE  “I see a small fire burning in your church,” the young woman sang in her melodious voice. “There is opposition building up against you.” Her big almond eyes settled on the figure leaning towards her, hands clasped between his...

Broken String

Broken String

Ajoke looked at her new husband, unable to believe that she was now married to him. He looked magnificent. The muscles of his back flexed invitingly as he bent over at the edge of the bed where he now sat to pull off his shoes. She wanted to...

A friend In The Creeks

A friend In The Creeks

She is so beautiful, he said to himself, eyeing the stick of cigarette between his fingers. And those eyes…He threw the unlit cigarette into the bushes and sighed. The crickets soon began their night time symphony, and he closed his eyes. What...

Guardian Of The Fall (3)

Guardian Of The Fall (3)

The little girl stood outside the dusty brown bungalow with corrugated iron sheets and a banana tree framed front yard, her faded blue dress dancing around her ankles as the wind approached from the direction of the green forest surrounding the...

Guardian Of The Fall (2)

Guardian Of The Fall (2)

The villagers gathered around the small wiry man sitting on a short tree stump in the middle of the large open square. A small cluster of trees framed the square and a few houses stood at the end of it. The square was silent, save for a lone...

Guardian Of The Fall

Guardian Of The Fall

The branches of the trees trembled as the wind moved through them, making a small whistling sound. Down the hill, beside the river where the men worked, bringing down some ageing cocoa trees with their cutlasses, there was singing as the swish...