Amoke…..Part II


Amoke sneezed twice. The second sneeze more painful than the first. She tried to sit up, but she couldn’t. She looked around the dimly lit room and couldn’t find anything familiar. It wasn’t Chinyere’s house and it wasn’t hers. She attempted to sit up again, inhaling sharply in pain. “Oh don’t do that!” a man’s

Miss Seen Miss Understood Miss Used


    I’m writing this for you Heart outstretched Love overflowing The givers Women falling in love with love Miss Seen Given all your love away Some man walks around the mall with the essence of you Like sample spritz perfume He walks around with all of you We put up posters Your face on

Amoke Part I


She hiked up her skirt and crossed the wide gutter with ease. “E kaaro Aunty Clara.” she waved cheerily to the woman who was turning akara on a huge pan. “Kaaro oh! Akara is almost ready, would you like me to wrap some for you?” She shook her head, her short braids, swinging lazily with her