Flash Fiction: He made me do it

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 “Flash Fiction: He made me do it”

Flash Fiction: Dele

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 “Flash Fiction: Dele”

Flash Fiction: Why I Changed My name

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 “Flash Fiction: Why I Changed My name”