Ogbele

Walking into class, Ogbele mustered all her courage and went straight to Chijioke’s seat. The teachers were still having their morning meeting but she had limited time. As Chijioke or Chiboy as he was popularly called saw her approaching, he smirked. Ogbele’s heart beat faster. She knew that smirk, that half laugh he always gave…

The Trouble With Going Home

  The light drizzles disturbed her face. She angrily swiped at the droplets on her eyes, mixing the tears with the rain showers. A bus conductor stood close by, hollering ‘along along’ at the top of his lungs. She knew if she looked straight into his mouth, she would see his lung sac swaying to…