On the last day of their exams after they had written their last paper, he saw a strange sight. Lucia and Maths were standing at a corner, just behind the Biology lab, talking. Immediately Maths saw that Timothy had spotted them, he whispered something to Lucia and she walked towards Timothy. “Hey, how was the … Continue reading Sunrise Drowning #8.
LIFE IS A DUMP: AN ARTICLE BY FLOWER JIYA. Okay, before concluding that my article is just a rant about how terrible life can be, the title is actually a pun. I mean 'dump' in its literal sense as in a place where garbage is dumped. I am trying to use a dump as a … Continue reading The Adventures of Flo: A Garbage Metaphor #15.
Lucia and Timothy knew that this was part of the space that Lucia was asking for. From that moment on, the passage of time felt as thick as molasses. Everything his mother, father or brother said about the incident didn’t seem to register in his mind. His sessions with Miss Betty were times when he … Continue reading Sunrise Drowning #7.
“This match is compulsory. I said where are you going?” Maths made an obvious effort to pronounce ‘compulsory’ correctly. Timothy only smiled at this demeaning action. “See this White-rice. What is funn-” Before Maths could complete his statement, Timothy lunged at Maths. Matthew fell flat and Timothy restrained him, preventing any movement. Timothy straddled the … Continue reading Sunrise Drowning #6.
Flo sat in Eno's family sitting-room and brushed rain water away from her clothes while her friend just stared at her. "Tell me where my friend is." Eno said as she stared guffawed at Flower Jiya. "Oh please. Stop being dramatic." Flo told her friend with a little bit of annoyance. "Tell me what is … Continue reading The Adventures of Flo: The Fine Line #14.
NEPA the Heart Breaker Dear Nepa, Our relationship is the perfect example of dysfunctional you come and go anyhow you like you deceitful little dog of many faces yet when ever you arrive; sometimes with a low, dull countenance, I would scream your name. sometimes, as if just to test my patience, you would go … Continue reading Nepa the Heart Breaker
The internet was a place where the good, the bad and the crazy resided. Whenever Flo tried to interact with friends and followers on the virtual world of the web, she attempted to sift away the crazy from the normal to the best of her efforts. She limited her surfing to reading entertainment news, funny memes … Continue reading The Adventures of Flo: Debut of the Dire #13.
“Oh… you are quite the philosopher.” She said finally discarding the white stones. “So tell me. What exactly do you think about?” She said lying down in a similar position beside Timothy. “You watch movies right?” Lucia nodded. “In a movie, there are characters and these characters are placed in certain situations and they are … Continue reading Sunrise Drowning #5
Two weeks passed and Timothy waited for his friendship with Lucia to end. Rather, it grew stronger and stronger. He looked out for a sign of deceit but he only saw honesty. She was this happy, sunny, glowing girl. Lucia had made other friends in school, girls who had been in school with Timothy but … Continue reading Sunrise Drowning #4
After Flo finished had with school, she settled at the Federal Capital Territory in search of greener pastures. To chase the big dream. She had stayed there throughout her school days and was familiar with the enviroment, all her friends resided there. Her favourite Uncle, Uncle Suleiman had accommodated her throughout the short holidays during … Continue reading The Adventures of Flo: A Dwindling Light #12