A Short Story By Joy A. Adewumi ‘Where is she?!’ Tiwa’s heart jumped in her chest as she heard the screech of her senior colleagueRead More
Zee opened her email inbox and hiked her eyebrows as she saw the latest mail. It was from some ‘firstname.lastname@example.org.’ With a bewildered chuckle she murmured, ‘Anonymous Z Z, kwa? Issokay!’
With an amused shake of her head, she opened her inbox and blinked rapidly at the first line.
‘As I write this email, Zee, I keep glancing at the bottle of painkillers I intend to overdose on.’Read More
‘I think I’m losing it gradually. I’m stressed like crazy and my brain is like a hundred degree Celsius. On my way here, I honestly considered just dropping everything and finding somewhere to sit on the floor by the roadside. I’ve actually been feeling that way all day. I feel like shutting down completely and not thinking of anything. Am I the first person to juggle a Master’s program with a demanding office job? People do it all the time! The whole subtle when-are-you-bringing-a-husband-home-drama from my parents is not helping matters at all. Don’t they get it? My life is chaotic and difficult as it is, I can’t even afford the luxury of thinking about marriage, much less adding a relationship to this crazy mix. And to make matters worse, the Holy Spirit has gone incommunicado! Not that I can blame Him. I haven’t been talking to Him much either, but really, I could make do with some comfort right now.’Read More