His Mess is Mine.

Amwadeghu, I wish I had met you earlier and narated my story to you. But due to this Covid season I’ll just put it in a draft and hope this email finds you. I’m in no position to meet you simply because I already have an image of you in my head. And I wouldn’t…

Belle 11 – Fire on Fire

Previously on Belle: Belle-10-Glimpses Jonathan Mother had always thought that I was a hopeless romantic when it came to Belle. She said it felt like I used to dance in the movies whenever Belle graced her presence around me. At some point I almost believed her. Then I saw her in Lagos. She recently came…

Belle 10 – Glimpses

Previously on Belle: Belle-9-Reminiscing BAKO There was one thing I did not want to say… I was out of words when tears streamed down your face in our last few hours together and you sobbed into my chest. I wanted to say it so badly. So badly that I didn’t know if I would be…

Belle 9 – Reminiscing

Previously on: Belle-8-Ifuoma A month had passed since Belle got married to Ifuoma. Jonathan reached Lagos safely. He slipped back to his solitary ways. Occasionally he thinks of Belle, but he is more baffled and pissed off by Rosemary. He is wary of her. He went quiet as soon as he reached back home. He…

Out Of Love – 2

Remember the story I covered sometimes back last year known as Out-of-Love? About a certain lady whom I know as *Agrippina*? Her message came abruptly, not that I was expecting it. Not at all. She was the last thing to cross my mind. She sent it at 0230 hours. Normally I do not answer calls…

Belle 8 – Ifuoma

Previously on: Belle-7-Rosemary Previously on Belle Present Day, Constance Ephelia, Mahe Islands, Seychelles Island. 1030 Hours. “It seems Belle woke up early and she is taking in all the beauty and scenery from the balcony.” Ifuoma thought to himself. He took his phone from the drawer which stood next to their huge king-sized bed. There…

Belle 7 – Rosemary

Previously on: Belle – 6 – Undecided Somewhere In Abuja, 1030 Hours. Jonathan, I woke up next to Bako. It seems we shared a bed last night after endless copious amounts of alcohol. I am so ashamed of myself currently. I’m not so sure that I could afford to look at your direction. I feel…

Belle 6 – Undecided

Previously On: Belle 5 – The Fall Out Present Day, Constance Ephelia, Mahe Islands, Seychelles Islands. 1000 Hours. The hotel was practically perfect in every way. The setting was a pure tropical paradise. There was an all-round lush green vegetation. Breathtaking scenery of environment of beautiful hillsides and mangrove forests dipping down to a turquoise…

Belle 5 – The Fall Out

Previously On: Belle-4-What-Next Present Day, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Road, Outskirts of JEDO Estate, Abuja. 0730 Hours. Jonathan feels a little nauseous and his hands were shaking as he drove along the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua road. He checked out of Fraser Suites early so that he could beat the early morning traffic. He had passed the…

Belle 4 – What Next?

Previously On: Belle-3-Never-Enough Blu Cabana, Shehu Yar’Adua Road, Mabushi District, Abuja. 2222 Hours. I didn’t want to believe it at first Ifuoma. I came to terms that we could no longer be together. You are the one who decided that I was too toxic for you. In just a matter of minutes, you dumped me…