He met Adoo long ago, a stunning beauty: petite but full in every other office. Hers was a chocolate dark skin that shone through any season; glistening and moist. She had the most beautiful set of legs seen anywhere, complemented by a full back and perfect waist. An ample bosom that showcased a full chest and an endearing heart followed up and ended in a most rounded ever smiling face that delighted the weariest of souls. She also had a heart of such endless depths to match. Yes, Adoo was all of this and so much more. He—Ngusha—was not the beast, either. Well, not in any deformity. He was a hunk with a height to compensate for hers, and strength to show for her every frailty. He shared her complete smile and perfect denture in a remarkable face that brought older and younger opposites to obeisance. They seemed to complete each other, as everyone said. Nature seemed to agree for a rough wind always seemed to mellow to a loving whisper at their sight. It seemed a union made in heaven, as indeed they made it.
T HIS MORNING James took his time thoroughly in front of the mirror placed at the back of the door of his room. He put his red tie excellently like he had learnt in the video. On a navy blue suit and trousers with light blue shirt, he decided he had made a statement and … Continue reading THE MAN WHO MOVES (Flash Fiction) by Gabriel Agema
As he kissed her hands, he carried his eyes up and looked into her eyes. Deep within the filmy glints, sat sadness. She laughed but the innocence of her cheer wasn’t there. He blinked as he smiled to wipe the looming sorrow that he felt in her. He laughed but this time the tears were … Continue reading FIRST TIMES (FLASH FICTION) By Su’eddie Vershima Agema
There’s a whole lot of work going on, that’s on the SEVHAGE Publishers front that I am a top part of, and in my personal et writing life. Wow! Really crazy, but well, we can smile. It is all for good. That said, I have been hosted a record four times by the brilliant blogger, … Continue reading SHORT STORY HOSTED ON LOLADEVILLE…
The Tom-Gallon Trust Award Annual prize of £1,000 for a short story Deadline for entries: 31 October 2013 CRITERIA FOR ENTRY (i) The author must be a citizen of the United Kingdom, Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland. (ii) The author must have had at least one short story published or accepted for publication. … Continue reading CALL FOR ENTRIES: The Tom-Gallon Trust Award (DEADLINE 31 OCTOBER 2013)
(by Chinyere Obi-Obasi…NOTE: This is a challenge that also has prizes to be won!! Can you beat that?!!) Hope you have not forgotten the challenge One of the reasons why I am a hit with my children is because of my fertile imagination. So while telling the story of Joseph and Portiphar’s wife, I tell … Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSION: THE JOSEPH SHORT STORY CHALLENGE (WIN A DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER)
The floods came differently for several people around the world. In Nigeria, it was unusual as the country had never experienced something like this before. So, do you have reflections, thoughts, lessons on the floods? Do you have any poem or short story on the flood? Do send it in!! SEVHAGE calls for them! GUIDELINES: … Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: POEMS AND SHORT STORIES ON THE FLOOD