PART 4-14 “TEACHER CHUKS” By Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde: I was a tap that never got dry, “ALWAYS RUNNING” was the name girls gave me in the university. I left Laraba at home in the north with my parents when I gained admission, but the seed she had planted in me was there…. At the university, … Continue reading PART 4-14 “TEACHER CHUKS” By Opeyemi Ojerinde Akintunde:
She was a VAMPIRE and a CARRIER. As a vampire, she was sucking my life out of me. She was a horse who wanted me to ride on her every time, her strength was something else. Her name was Laraba. She was just 16 years old like me. She was one of the five girls … Continue reading “Teacher Chuks” Part 3 by Opeyemi O. Akintunde:
Opportunities are given and as journeys they are taken. Recognizing opportunities is the tricky part. Dan was elated. Soon to join the top hospital in the country as a surgeon, his dream come true. Always on call. Slowly it dawned on him what his lecturer meant by saying, “It’s not smooth sailing, surgeons are scarce.” … Continue reading A LOST OPPORTUNITY BY KAREN SILA:
PART 2 TEACHER CHUKS BY OPEYEMI OJERINDE AKINTUNDE: Jemima must have seen the look of interest in my eyes and the way I was putting my hands in to my trouser pockets to talk relaxation to my manhood, because it’s longing for Jemima who was always very obvious, almost standing erect anytime she smiled at … Continue reading PART 2 TEACHER CHUKS BY OPEYEMI OJERINDE AKINTUNDE
My Son and my Journey as a Mentor. By Karen Sila: | Micbloggy He introduced himself as Gatusso. Dressed in a suit with brown Colorado boots. A class 3 boy with more courage than his peers. How I first met him. His smile and energy giving me something to look forward to every Sunday. Watching … Continue reading My Son and my Journey as a Mentor. By Karen Sila: | Micbloggy
PART 1: TEACHER CHUKS BY OPEYEMI OJERINDE: “I am leaving you, If you are not ready to say the truth about all these money you have, Chuks I don’t know the businesses you do, yet we have so much money….You told me you had a cocoa plantation, but yet you never took me there. You … Continue reading PART 1: TEACHER CHUKS BY OPEYEMI OJERINDE:
Lucy sat frustrated as she dropped her file containing her curriculum vitae on the table, with her hand resting under her jaw. She's a widow and a mother of five kids, she felt like running away from herself, it's been two years since her husband's demise. And she's been living through begging from concerned friends … Continue reading WHERE WAS GOD?
TELL THE STORY CHALLENGE I was nominated by Bee Tree. You can check out her blog here; https://beetreegathering.wordpress.com for the Tell the Story Challenge created by The Eclectic Contrarian She gave me two pics to choose only one depending on what I wanted to write about. Here are the Rules: Pick an image given to … Continue reading TELL THE STORY CHALLENGE
Once upon a time doesn’t have to be in the past. While fairytale castles may be more well-known in Europe, the USA is home to some spellbinding castles of its own. Whether you’re looking for a castle with spiraling turrets or never-ending stairways; castles perched on a clifftop or hidden in a forest, the U.S. … Continue reading 6 Fairytale Castles in the U.S.