Without His Approval: Flash Fiction

Sister Dupe had seen Brother James many times in church.  That was not a problem.  Brother James, however, had a certain fondness for very long neck ties.  That was a problem for Sister Dupe, who could not stand this brother’s … Continue reading

The First Kiss: Flash Fiction

Mama Ikotun shivered as she lay on her bed.  She had been suffering from a strange ailment for six months.  The local doctor had initially diagnosed the illness as malaria.  However, as time progressed, and the drugs he prescribed did … Continue reading

Ajebota Returnee: Flash Fiction

Titi stared at the bucket. It lay half-submerged in water, floating in the well. She could almost hear it taunting her, daring her to come after it. But, whatever the bucket was saying was drowned out by the voices of … Continue reading

Flash Fiction Fridays: Missing Yellow Glasses

“Where are they?” Mama Rita grumbled, casting a suspicious glance at her husband.  For all she knew, he could be sitting on them.  He sat in an easy chair, reading a newspaper, ignoring her completely.  He did not look up … Continue reading

Flash Fiction Fridays: Elevator Ride

It was almost 8:00 a.m. and although I was already within the office premises, I knew I would be late because the walk from the parking lot to my office was a long one.  That day, at least.  And that … Continue reading

Flash Fiction Fridays: The Cake Toppers

Disclaimer: I have never written Flash Fiction before, so let’s just see how this goes. Feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section.

Cake Toppers

Cake Toppers

The entire bridal train had already danced their way into the reception hall. Everyone was waiting for the two people at the center of the celebration: the bride and her groom. As soon as he spotted them, the DJ changed the music and everyone abandoned their idle chatter to focus on the new Mr. & Mrs. They did not disappoint. Continue reading