Ps: The following story is rated PG 18… Abeiku sat on the bed eagerly waiting for Akorfa to emerge from the closet. "Today be today! " he whispered to himself excitedly. The pressure he'd applied had worked like a possessed priest's magic. He had waited long_too long for this dalliance to happen. Akorfa had been … Continue reading Toli Number 1
Far be it from me to really tackle this question of "facing your truth". Last night I heard you, on your late show, talking about who people actually thought they were fooling when they raised walls of their lies and put on varying veneers of vanity. I was too drowsy to respond or react then … Continue reading Tapestry
The night was quiet and the disquiet between them even more so. The moon's borrowed light trickled down from above and reflected off the petals of the hibiscus flowers around them. He could see her face clearly now. How beautiful! "Hmm," his throat quaked upwards. His mouth shaped to say something but he stopped midway … Continue reading For mouths that don’t play music
Let's talk frankly, When was the last time your heart beat like crazy because you were doing something you absolutely loved? Oh come on let's be honest with each other. It's been a while meboa? I get it. Somewhere along the way you had to give up an inch of yourself which has transmuted to … Continue reading Dear You
photo by Engin Akyurt @Unsplash The speed of the wind slowly picks upEverything in it's path gets kicked awayThe trees sway causing leaves to rapidly float to the groundThe chaos around serves its purpose wellServing as a perfect epitome of the turmoil withinStanding in isolationCrying out in total desperationReaching out for a touch of care … Continue reading FANTASY
photo by Alessandro De Bellis @ Unsplash.com It's weird sitting out here. I feel with the time I have left, it would be better if I attempted checking stuff off my bucket list. Sigh. The cool June air tickles my nostrils and forces me on a trip down memory lane. *********It's weird for me when … Continue reading Something About Peter…
Photo acquired from Unsplash© Coming out of the shower with a towel draped around his neck, he slumped down beside his bed_right on the floor and stared at his phone solemnly. His hands itched to pick it up but his resolve held it back like a night club bouncer. It had been one long and … Continue reading Calling Esi…
The rhythmic and lilting sounds from the cadet drums resound the "y3n ara asaase nie" anthem in my ears. Curious parents throw their searchlight gazes into the kids assembled at the grounds to verify if the story Kweku or Jane or James had told them about them being part of the event was true. … Continue reading her name might be….
Chapter 1:When in difficulty... 8/1/2020 AD The evening before was cold and today's dawn competed even more avidly so. I had woken up to the onerous humming of a swarm of bees. Can you believe it? Holy yellow coloured capital 'B' bees! I was petrified! Here's a question for you: You wake up at 5 … Continue reading The Diary of a Banda-Boase Rabbi.
It’s been a while since I saw you. I had exams and then after those, I went home for the holidays. I don’t much care for the festivities. I went because the end of the year is for family, and despite their many flaws and little irritating habits, family is everything.
How did the holidays treat you? I hope you had fun with your family. I hope you felt warmth and love. Me, I did. Loads and loads of it. And then after the New Year, my friends made me feel special. Not collectively, no, but each in their own individual way.
I’m back in school now. We have not reopened no. I’m here out of choice. I’m trying to get ahead on my dissertation before the stress of the semester begins. I’m having a hard time of it though. It’s not the work itself, no. It’s…
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