THE AFTER-LEAP Written by: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle As I glanced over the several wraps of Shawarma, boxes of chocolate, bowls of candies and packs of fruit juice on the dressing table next to me, I wept! “Holiness unto the Lord is my watchword and song…” My phone rang and my heart jumped into […]
MY HEART’S IDOL Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle When I was 16years old, I met a guy who my heart told me was my soul mate. He was a corps member in my school and he taught me Maths so well that from being an E student, I rose to a B student! It […]
THE MAN IN THE MIRROR FRANCIS: Do you know what you look like Sarah? (Pauses and shakes his head as he wipes his face with a hanky) You look big like a pig, black like gutter water and your nose looks like a piece of burnt carrot. Has anyone told you before? This big […]
TALITHA CUMI! (THE POSTLUDE) Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle I knocked for the umpteenth time! “Bowen, please come have your food. It’s 6pm already and you have not eaten for two days” I called out again anxiously. “Don’t worry ma. I will be fine. I am fine” He replied from inside the […]
TALITHA CUMI EPISODE 10 Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle Someone was sobbing. I was so sure that I heard someone sniffing wetly from inside when I entered the house but I met my husband working on his computer system, Andrew was having a nap and Talitha was knitting a baby cap. […]
A HOT LESSON Written By: Esther Ibukunoluwa Oyekunle What a day! We were all outside, waiting to know whose turn was next. A few minutes later, one of the lecturers came and called the next name Oyekunle Esther! My heart skipped a beat. Hearing my name sent shivers down my spine. I decided to comport […]
Lets have a recap of what we had in the previous episode before launching into the deep!…Lol. And we have just an episode to go. I am grateful for the many lessons we have shared with one another since the inception of this series. Sorry this is coming late again. It is the evident result […]
TALITHA CUMI! EPISODE 8 Written By: Oyekunle Lizzy Oyebola It’d been two weeks since Becca last picked my calls… I poured hot water from the jug into my coffee mug and wafted in the aroma for a while if that could calm the small storm rising up in me. I picked […]
THE LOVE TANK Episode 3 Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle I felt a kind of tickling movement on my cheek. With a frown etched on my forehead, I tried to slap whatever was disturbing me off as I tried to get some sleep for a few minutes more I rolled in my bed severally. I […]
TALITHA CUMI EPISODE 6 WRITTEN BY LIZZY OYEBOLA OYEKUNLE For as much as it has pleased the Almighty God to take out of this world the soul of our sister, daughter, friend and mother, Miss. Tessie Hollands, we therefore commit her body to the ground, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, […]
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