Tae’s Visit

"Tae! What a pleasant surprise. Come in." "I didn't think you would still be up." "It isn't that late. It's only eleven-thirty." "What about Dad? Is he still up?" "No. He's sleeping. You're all dressed up. Where have you been?" "To a party." "Why the long face?" "Wen and I broke up." That wasn't the …

Agnes Blackmails Margaret

"I saw you put it there." "What are you talking about?" "I saw you put it in her room." "Put what in whose room?" "I saw you go into Miss Taylor's room and put the bottle of Cyanide in her drawer." "Don't talk foolishness, Agnes. You couldn't have seen me do anything of the sort." …

Better than Nothing

He tried to concentrate on the passage he was reading but he couldn't. Why didn't Mrs. Siri's grand-daughter, Clara address him as, "Father"? Everyone else did, even those who weren't of the Catholic faith. It really bothered him. She didn't call him anything. Perhaps he should talk to her grandmother about it the next time …

Abeke’s Story

"I have something to tell you." "What is it? You know you can tell me anything. Nothing you say would change the way I feel about you." We sat facing each other and holding hands. Her fingers gripped mine tightly as she shared a chapter in her past with me. "You know that I was …

The Wedding Date

"What's so funny?" he asked. "I was just thinking about a dream I had last night." "What was it about?" "It was about chivalrous knights in polka dotted tights." She began to laugh again. He didn't crack a smile. "What's so funny about that?" She sobered at once. "Oh, Reyesh, where's your sense of humor?" …

The Other Woman

Tae watched Clare and her date, a tall, attractive older African American man. Jealousy clawed at his insides. He was there alone. Wen had broken off their engagement. He had followed Clare's advice and had come clean with her. Wen was devastated. "So, all those times when we were having sex, it wasn't with me …

%d bloggers like this: