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THE OTHER SIDE

WHAT IF?

It was a Sunday and I was visiting Wale. Sly, Scar, and Phantom (I just realized how like a band of pirates we must seem) were there too. I was […]

FINDING HELP

“Hello babe, sleep okay?” “My heart,” and as always this made me smile, “I am good. You nko?” Cynthia asked. “I did too. How is Bobo doing?” “He’s here beside […]

HELP ME

I woke up with a start and lay for a moment wondering why. I lay in the pre-dawn darkness blinking the spots away, waiting for my breathing to slow and […]

BOBO 2.0

I was not always Bobo Nkiti. Maybe I was, but that wasn’t my government name. I was born the fourth of five children: sister, sister, brother, me, sister. I was […]

MY BABY

Back home from the hospital, there was some adjusting to be made and I was not ready. My mother-in-law moved in with us, even though I heard that culturally it […]

TWISTED

On the day Rosemary entered my life, I was sitting in my office staring at the computer. I had my earphones on and was listening to music, my swivel chair […]