Tap. Tap. Taptaptaptapratatatatap. The rain collided with the iron roof of my building. I knew what it meant: Floods on the road, standstill traffic, pedestrians getting soaked—the evil trio. Continue reading “How to deal with the rain blues”
It was the eve of her departure. She was going back home to a foreign country that had become home. I went to see her at the first break of dawn hoping to save pockets of time before her cousins whisked her away. This was the second time we were going to see in eight years. Continue reading “Piece of You”
There are times in our lives when it seems nothing is working. Not even the new wristwatch you got. Nada! Zilch! Then you somehow remember some of God’s promises; ‘You’re the head and not the tail, above only and not beneath’. You laugh hard ‘cause you’re way below ‘beneath’. You’re flat ass broke, lonely, depressed, helpless; basically, you’re pretty low. But soon enough you catch a tiny glimpse of hope; a deal, a proposition from a friend, a promise made by someone to send you funds, a connection that seems to be just what you needed. Continue reading “Do you feel like helping God?”
I watched as she slowly found her way through the darkness to her favourite seat in front of the mirror. The moonlight that seeped through her half opened window showed her lovely silhouette.
‘It’s time’ she said. But I didn’t understand.
‘It’s time to take off the mask’ she replied as she peeled layers, revealing the truth behind the mask. Continue reading “Take Off the Mask”