The Loop. 5#

For the following days, patience was much more than a virtue to Crazy girl, it was a necessity. She knew that Mrs Darkheart watched them keenly for the woman was aware that the girls were undeniably trying to escape. Knowing this, Ina and the girls tried their best to act normal. Everything did seem normal … Continue reading The Loop. 5#

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The Adventures of Flo: Flower Houdini. 20#

Flower Jiya was squashed in the rickety old vehicle on her way to work. The elbow of the man on her right stabbed her side while the woman on her left used Flo's arm as her arm rest. It was just seven thirty in the morning but she was already sweating inside the human sardine-can. … Continue reading The Adventures of Flo: Flower Houdini. 20#

The Adventures of Flo: A Close Encounter with Death. 19#

For someone like Flo who mused about every possible topic, death was far from Flo's mind on that Saturday afternoon when it happened. It was the first Saturday of the month which was Baby-Esther's visiting day at her secondary school in Keffi. Food and drinks had been prepared and a mat had been packed into … Continue reading The Adventures of Flo: A Close Encounter with Death. 19#

The Loop 3#

  Mrs Darkheart looked furious. The other girls had noticed Mrs Darkhearts ferocity and knew immediately that something was up. Mrs Darkheart moved away from Ina slowly. She drifted into her room, and came out with her coat and staff and then she left the cottage. She dressed like that whenever she left Breached Cottage … Continue reading The Loop 3#

The Adventures of Flo: The Broken Sunglasses. 17#

Back when Flower Jiya was seventeen years old, at that time in every young Nigerians life when they were just through with Secondary school and they waited in uncertainty to find out if they would cross the golden arcs into realm of the tertiary institution, specifically, University. That stage where you knew that how high … Continue reading The Adventures of Flo: The Broken Sunglasses. 17#