NYU, Salomone & Dinner with the Levinskys

Today was Friday and the end of my first week of my final year at high school. I will be graduating next June and in hopefully, in September I will be attending New York University. My best friend, Daniella hopes to going there too. Initially, I had considered Howard University but Daniella and her parents …

Saadiya’s Story

I'm not pretty although I've had some people say that I have flawless skin. Some even compliment on my complexion, saying that it looks like rich, dark chocolate. I've been told that I have nice eyes and an attractive smile yet, most of these same people were shocked when they found out that Faraz had …

His Life

What a miserable year this has been, he fumed. His girlfriend dumped him when she discovered that he'd been sleeping with her best friend. He got passed over for a promotion. And his one night stand with his co-worker, Jada had resulted in an unwanted pregnancy. 46 Words Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com This was …

News About Mishael and Cheryl

Earlier today, I found out that Cheryl and Mishael broke up. I was having lunch with Janine when she told me. "What happened?" I asked. "Mishael broke up with her." "Why?" "He's seeing another woman." "Did he say who it was?" Janine shook her head. "No. All he said was that he met someone and …

Not So Reserved

He was a really nice man and I liked him a lot but I found him to be too reserved for my taste. My best friend, Shakira teased me and told me that he had a crush on me but I dismissed it, telling her not be ridiculous. I reminded her that he was a …

A Friend’s Trust

"You're the only woman I trust Rory with," Emlyn said to me. We were in the living-room on a Sunday afternoon. She had invited me to have lunch with her and Rory. I was on the loveseat while she was on the matching sofa. She and I were more like sisters than friends. We have …

Something’s Cooking

After our explosive lovemaking on the afternoon when I ran into Mishael, we have been seeing each other on the sly. No one was privy to our coffee kisses and steamy charades. We hid our affair very well. Around others, we were friendly towards each other but when we were alone, we were all over …

Running Into Madeline

Madeline was walking down the street on her way to the salon to get her hair done, when she spotted Markus. She turned and called out to him. He stopped and faced her. Smiling, she walked over to him. "Markus," she exclaimed after hugging him. "It's been a while since we last saw each other. …

Roark

"So, what brings you here today?” he asked, looking amused. “Do I have to have a reason for coming over?” she quipped.  The truth was, she enjoyed spending time with him.  They had become close since the untimely and tragic death of Rebecca, her best friend two years ago.  Roark was Rebecca’s older brother.  He …

Keziah’s Story

Jill was my best friend.  We grew up together.  We used to like the same books, movies and boys.  And when the boy we liked at a particular time liked one of us more, there were not hard feelings.  We were happy for each other.  So, when she met and fell in love with Greg, …

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