We Built Our Love Like A Shelter
We Built Our Love Like A Shelter
We built our love like a shelter you cut trees, I drew water you laid bricks, I made mortar we built our love together. We built our love like a shelter it had roofs, walls and windows wide beds and soft pillows we build our love together. Like a shelter…
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When You Are Single
When You Are Single
When you are single everything reminds you. Commercials remind you everything is cheaper if you buy in twos. Your big idle pots remind you since you almost never cook for two Your favourite dress reminds you; it needs help zipping from the back Those nosy acquaintances too with questions you…
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Postman
Postman
I wait for love patiently the way one waits for a special delivery. All day, I sit by the door ears flared like a calabash waiting quietly for the bell to ring. By noon it rings eventually, excitedly, I leap for the door but it’s only my neighbour Mosun; borrowing…
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Don’t Say With Your Eyes Only
Don’t Say With Your Eyes Only
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Scarecrow
Scarecrow
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Halima!
Halima!
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The Story Of The New Phone
The Story of The New Phone

Monday morning, 10am, I was on my way to the bank, when my phone rang. It was Diji. I hit the receive button, and the phone went dead, again. I cussed under my breath. It was the third time that day and it had been happening almost daily for about…

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