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Obsession 3

Part one Ngrrrrrrr ngrrrrrrrrrrrr, the phone rang. Ngrrrrrrr ngrrrrrrrrrrrr, the phone rang again. Ngrrrrrrr ngrrrrrrrrrrrr, it rang for the third time. I was crossing the road so I couldn't reach out for my handbag to pick up the phone. I continued walking. It was getting dark and I was heading home. This phone could wait till I get home. I…read more
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Obsession 2.

"A kid? so he's been dating all this long? No, and staying with the lady too? Well. I think I should back off before I ruin someone's home. After all, I've never met him" This one made my morning very heavy. I thought this was all over. That I do not have a boyfriend anymore and I have no business…read more
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Obsession.

Have I ever told you how I held on to a falling branch of a tree until it was three quarters broken? Ouh I did. You'd say I was quite silly, but I didn't learn my lesson yet. So I held on to a Moha for that long. Long enough to make his wife plead with me to leave him,…read more
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RAYA (A SAGA)

When the sun sank, Sumaya started waking her up. She had been calling her name for like twenty minutes now. Raya was not even close to opening her eyes, unusually. Sumaya started getting worried but the only positive thing was that Raya was still breathing. She slept at 2pm and instructed Sumaya to wake her up at 5pm so that…read more
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THEY ARE MARRYING ME OFF

The knock on the door really scared my nerves out coz I was all alone in the house and wasn't expecting anyone that moment. It was 3:30pm. I had woken up early that Sunday despite having sleeping late on Saturday night. I could not sleep anymore after 5:30 am I kept twisting and turning on the bed till I finally…read more
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HER LACHESIS SPAN 4

The following day I went to work wearing black lipstick and caught everyone's attention. My phone was obviously off and Nisa was worried. When she came, she started joking "you look like a gypsy in that lippy" then laughed out louder than her usual self expecting me to laugh along. She noticed the silence and looked directly into my eyes.…read more
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HER LACHESIS SPAN 3

Mum knows Collo, he's amongst the cool kids of the estate that all girls fall for. She knows that I'm dating him because that's what all the unhappy women talk about when they sit outside to backbite. She has never asked me about it but I know she knows. Collo was my classmate back in lower primary before I was…read more
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HER LACHESIS SPAN 2

In the taxi, My phone kept buzzing but I was too exhausted, mentally and physically to bother with it. Then i finally decided to switch it off - Jeez!! 13 missed calls from Fred! "Dude, take a hint I don't wanna talk to you or anyone else for that matter! arghh!" I shouted to myself and to the now the…read more
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HER LACHESIS SPAN

Let’s talk about Fred. The guy who made me use all my school fees to secure my life. The reason I have never graduated. He didn’t even love me as I expected. He was pretentious, for so long and I couldn't even see that or rather opted not to. Naive? Maybe.. .He eventually slipped and I got to see him…read more