The Role of Tomatoes in Keeping a Husband

A woman once told me, that the way I cut my tomatoes will make my future husband boil with fury, hit me and quite possibly leave me as well!   Then she laughed as if it was a good joke.   I told her I will leave such a husband immediately. That I will not…

UNLOVED TILL DEATH

He came back for me, she said. Crying, begging on his knees, pleading…he came back severally and said he could not do without me.   She told me this with the air of someone subtly convincing another, that they are loved.

The Farness of Love

When were we taught That we must have someone By our side Constantly Relentlessly Just in case we need them sometime? Can I not depend on your affection And enduring loyalty After ages Of absence From each other You can count on mine for sure If anything My loyalty grows More fierce The further I…

A Husband’s Job

He grew up being told by the elder men that it is the woman’s work is to be in the kitchen among other household chores like unhanging the clothes after washing them. That’s why his dried clothes, his wife’s and his daughter’s school uniform now drip wet as it rains outside. He is in his…

The Unbeautiful Wife

Our neighbor fucks the girl that lives opposite us to the left side. He has a wife and two kids back in shagz*. They visited sometime back. And even if she were here, I doubt she would say anything to her unfaithful spouse. She’s one of those women who were brought up being taught that…

PLAYING JUDAS

She knew this might happen someday but she had never planned out her reaction or anything. However, when Sara displayed her left hand with a new huge diamond stone on her ring finger, Triza knew exactly how she felt about it. “He proposed!” Sara squealed much to the delight of the three other girlfriends who…

THE PEDOPHILIA ASPECT IN ISLAM

A good friend of mine was greatly insulted by this short story about Muhammad and his pedophilic tendencies. She could not understand why I would insult her religion so. This is a post to her and to any other Muslim who were similarly offended. 1- The post was MEANT to offend. There is really no…

FOREVER A LEAVER

I write to remember To be angry And sad And passionate about things I think need change I write to remember That life can be better This isn’t all there really is There could be more And I know so

UN-NORMAL

Strange I always thought I was blue; All shades of the hue Depending on the mood From sky to navy- I always thought I was blue I am black