Ayo, is always daring me to do things. I like seeing the proud look on his face when I successfully complete a daring task. Last week, he dared me to jump from the first floor of our estate. I had a mattress to land on and everything. It did not end well. I thought IContinue reading “He made me do it”
I stopped eating the day Dele rejected me. After months of making eyes at him, he had announced in front of all his friends that I was not his type and should leave him alone. I could still hear their resounding laughs as I fled from their presence, running all the way home. In theContinue reading “Dele”
Oluwabunmi is the name my parents gave me. It’s a Yoruba name that means, God’s gift. At school, my teachers shortened my name to Bunmi even though I preferred the name Olu. That is when the teasing started. The kids called me bum licker. They taunted me as I sat at the lunch table, allContinue reading “Why I Changed My name”
Flash Fiction story about the wodden spoon and the little boy that received a spanking leaving a permanent scar that he is desperately trying to erase.