As You Are: My Husband, My Friend.

He sat beside the window and waved her goodbye. She watched him leave, her head following the dust of the boneshaker till it was all dirt and no outlines. In silence, she turned around towards whence she had come; through the ticket office, into a porch, then towards the small fence surrounding the bus station.  […]

Between the Hours: A Boring Look, at a Tired Existence.

Fun Fact: The character in this piece was originally male. I decided to change him to a her, right after typing the last word. Pushed by some forces I guess. As expected the result was completely different. Same narrative, same themes, yet the vision changed completely. A strange thing, this life thing.  From the wired […]

A Deliverance From Torments Transient

It was 3 a.m., the first time Abena came out of her two-week comma. She was as would be expected completely flustered. So much so, she made one swift motion of her head from left to right, then fell back against the pillow, into a dream state. The second time, it was afternoon. She opened […]

Here-There: The Death of the Otherman (Fin.)

For Miss Brown, a pseudonym, and the four hyenas who chased me into solitude. Read Part 1 – here and Part 2 – there “God gave me dreams, ones so vivid I would wake up tasting lips kissed in an otherworldly bliss, wishing I could live inside of my own head” – Kofi.Somuah There From […]

Fat #1 (the prologue of sorts)

She stared at the fat blob in front of the mirror in disgust, that it moved when she moved, lifted its arm when she did hers annoyed her. Frustrated, she turned away from the mirror towards the closet, the phone rung downstairs. ”god damn it” Naked, she walked down the stairs with some reluctance, “this […]

Junior, My Boy (et dissimulas pecatta mea)

This was my submission to the ADA open call for writers. I have always had an interest in the horror genre of film and recently began experimenting with some of its elements in my writing. Unfortunately my story was not picked; which is not surprising considering I still have a long way to go in […]

Matilda

“Hello….Matilda?” “Daddyyyyy!!!! Good afternoon, good afternoon, good afternoon” “Hahaaaa good afternoon princess, how’s my little angel doing today?” “I’m okay I’m okay, this place really isn’t that bad after all Daddy, its amazing really” “Well, I’m glad you’re doing fine there, you know how your mom and I were worried about your placement” “It’s really […]