Story – THE BLACKROOM

At the bottom of the pit of misery, regrets and wishes mingle to create the stifling aura of defeat and hopelessness….and desperation. Her heart beats in anticipation as the front door opens and he strides into the house after a long day at work. She looks round the set table with a smile and walks out to welcome her husband. Every fibre of her being is alive…..charged….from the tiny hairs on her body to rapidly pumping blood. She catches a glimpse of her reflection through the console mirror, her eyes…

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Story – UNFINISHED BUSINESS

The statuesque young lady at the window turns towards her friend worriedly. “Something is wrong” Her pretty face is squeezed in worry. She peeks at her diamond encrusted piaget limelight and lets out a worried sound. Her boyfriend Seun is three hours late. Titi has gone from angry an hour ago to plain worried. Seun was meant to pick her up at 11 am for their one o’clock flight to Port Harcourt “Maybe his wife is giving him grief, it is a day to valentines.” Titi snorts. “In her mind.”…

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