Category: Fiction Corner

Caught

It’s 9 p.m. when she finally leaves. Annie watches as her friend Christine waves goodbye after a 3-hour visit. She smiles a closed-lipped smile that doesn’t quite reach her eyes. As much as she loves her dear friend, the last 2 hours have been…

Dear Self

Dear Self, I Used to wish you were someone else. But now, Ours is a forever find of love.   Dear Self Written by Tongwa Akanji Aka FADE IN: INT. EMPTY ROOM – NIGHT The room is dark with carpet flooring. There’s a small…

The THANK YOU Card

“Thank you,” she said as her lips curled up in a smile to mask her breaking heart. He smiled an accomplished smile, like he’d bought her the best Valentine’s Day present ever. It was 2013, one week after Valentine’s Day, and they were sitting…

Love and Understanding Chapter 1

CHAPTER 1 “I love you.” Karen stopped dead in her tracks, the 95 degree heat suddenly feeling hotter. In slow motion, as though afraid to see sincerity in his eyes, she turned to face him. They stood on the sidewalk in front of a small…

Breakthrough Dream

  I had a dream last night. I think it meant something. Enter dreamland… I’m driving home from work on a Friday afternoon. There’s been a storm warning which because of the sheer stubbornness in me, I decide to ignore. I drive my way through Southeast D.C…

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