Cont… SHADOW 7

'Try and get her something good.' he said. I laughed and asked, 'Something like what?' 'I know you have enough skills to decide what is best. Better treat our future in-law well.' I laughed again and wished him farewell. When I turned to face the door leading out of the Church hall, I met with …

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Cont.. SHADOW PART 6

It was then wisdom suggested I drop the matter. I laughed into the mouthpiece of my phone and jokingly told her I wouldn't even see her again till we meet in heaven. She laughed sincerely and told me not to worry. 'When I finish service, we will see', she said. We talked about her house …

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Cont..SHADOW PART 5

I adjusted in my chair and faced the TV, I watched the images but my mind and thoughts were far away, back to the car she mentioned in the dream. I imagined driving Victoria around town and spending quality time with her. The smile pleased me and I smiled. 'Why are you smiling like this?' …

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Cont…SHADOW PART 3

When she finished the call, I was tempted to ask who the caller was but commonsense ruled over my foolish forwardness. She resumed pressing her phone again before raising her head; 'That was my friend...' She said. 'Okaaaaaaay...' I replied and waited for her to mention the gender. She returned to staring at her phone …

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cont…SHADOW PART 2

I smiled but before I could answer her, the rude voice of a bus conductor interrupted me, 'Oga! You sef wan go? You never pay and you go sit down?!' I turned to him and assured him I was only waiting for the bus to be filled before leaving. He squeezed his nose in displeasure …

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SHADOWS PART 1 STORY TIME

The first time I saw her, she was standing alone on the road and each car passed by without stopping for her. I think she was waiting for a taxi but because it was an isolated environment, commercial vehicles were scarce. We had just finished a National conference that day and all the participants were …

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