Unbalanced Weights

Facet one Prologue “Mr Francis Gameli has been dropped of all charges that led to his unfortunate arrest on June 8, 1989. The applicant was convicted on a charge of murder of one Mr Akatugba. He has served thirty one years of his jail term. However, Mr Gameli has been found not guilty and he…

A Stroll Through The Mind (I)

“The Brain is the citadel of the senses; this guides the principle of thought.” The human brain is the most powerful organ in the body. Over the years, humans have used the brain as a tool to create, destroy, manipulate, rule and several others. To begin with, the brain is divided into two hemispheres: the…

Flash fiction

My Goat Akilakpa has been angry since yesterday; at himself, at her, in fact, at everyone. So he has refused to answer anyone’s call. The situation was getting out of hand, so Yawa has come to Kobby–Akilakpa’s best friend–to try and talk with Akilakpa and find out what she had done wrong. From what she…

Flash fiction

First Time It was my first time. I sat still. I didn’t know what to do. Would it go smooth or rough? I asked myself. I had heard stories about first times–a lot of stories. While some recounted the experience as pleasant, others thought it was awkward and sometimes terrific. Consequently, I was filled with…

Poetry

Midnight Cravings A wink A tickle A smooch Pillow fights and caressing But, a blink a wrinkle a scratch Pillow fights and cursing

Flash Fiction

August Occasion “On this august occasion, …” He paused and smiled. He then took the script to continue his speech, but the laughter he had suppressed couldn’t stay any longer in his chest. He burst into laughter. For a few minutes, the auditorium was chaotic. He finally broke the silence. “I apologise for my misconduct….

Poetry

Lingering Desire Sour sweet affection, Piercing hearts and killing souls, Save my tender Heart!

Short Fiction

Drama in the Hall again. Facet 1 It was a big room– a single room. A coffee-brown velvety partition divided the room into two halves; a chamber and a hall. In one corner of the hall, was an old wooden cupboard containing a few plates and some cooking utensils. A coal pot was found next…

Short Fiction

Drama in the Hall again Facet 2 The stench from the choked gutter was too much to bear. The cacophony of hoots from car horns, shouts from hawkers calling out customers to patronize their goods, with truck pushers forcing their way through the crowd, bellowing out “agoo” “agoo” was a piercing to the eardrum. Some…

Short fiction

Drama in the Hall again Facet 4 “Hmm, Asantewaa, I really never expected Nhyira to pull such trigger.” She continued, shaking her head and clapping her hands against each other simultaneously. “Nyamekye, you needn’t say much. I’m simply overwhelmed. You and Nhyira, over? It’s beyond my imagination. I have never dreamt of such outcome.” Asantewaa…