THE SOBOLO NIGHT

It was 9:00pm on the dot. Seated next to me; with a happy face, was a cruet; from which life flowed. Leaving me with no option, I self medicated with the second bottle of ‘Sobolo’ which was prepared and savored from the handpicked red flowers of Agyeiwaa and her mother. I couldn’t help but absorb…

AMANDA

She woke up to a familiar tone from her phone – Beep!  With one eye open and the other half shut, she checked the alarm close to her bedside – 2:25am. She wondered who would send her a text at such a weird hour of the day; hoping it would be confirmation of the paycheck she…

EMBRACE

At 03:09 a.m., glimmers of light streamed across my ward cubicle, as the main door of my hospital room opened. It wasn’t unusual to see a nurse come and go at any hour. I remained wide awake as I found no peace or rest from the inner turmoil I was facing. My previously “nearly perfect…

THE ZEPHYR

Tick, tock, tick tock, Michael counted the clicks, as death flashed a light as he strolled by. He attempted to avoid death’s gaze by looking left and right but the beam directly fell on his face in whichever direction he turned his head. He couldn’t escape today. There was no way He was breaking free…