I press the snooze button on my alarm five times every morning. I set my phone on airplane mode so I can listen to my playlist every morning to work. My playlist lasts fifty-three minutes and twenty seven seconds. I smile, wave, shake hands and ask questions whose answers are of no importance to me … More Patch Me Up
“You can take the children for a while and spend time with them,” said Maureen. “I live in a one bedroom apartment. You’ve seen it and it is not the kind of place they would enjoy playing around and all that.” “They are kids. They only care about the attention you give them besides, you … More Chapter Twelve: Maureen
6:00 o’clock. He found his way home at 6:00 o’clock in the morning. He went straight to the bathroom, turned on the shower and stayed there until he heard the front door being shut. It was the eighth time he’d done just that. She was not counting, but who knew that every time he did … More Everything
Round, and around…it’s how we go. You + I=…. ‘I was told,’ ‘My boys saw you.’ Round and around we go… You and I. ‘Would you like to go out with me?’ ‘Would you work on this with me?’ You and I. ‘Where were you at noon today?’ ‘I was told you were with some … More You + I=
Nicole’s idea of lunch was a full plate of chips, 1/2 deep fried chicken, and a litre of Coke. I had a serving of bhajia and bottle of water. She looked at my tray and scrunched up her nose. She reached out for a piece of bhajia and dunked it in the pepper I had. … More 5/40
I made something of myself. You called yesterday. It was a rainy day. I made something of myself, You wanted me all to yourself. ‘Congratulations, always knew you could do it.’ The phone was in my ear, It’s been two years. I made something of myself, and you wanted me all to yourself. How’s your … More Raindrops and Roses
Ruth knew the flats looked good but she would have worn the converse instead. It was cold and wet as she made her way to Pizza Inn before one. She couldn’t believe they were finally meeting. It was too much too soon but she wanted to know. Her mother always told her she thought with … More Niko kwa jam, nacome.