Tarik’s Visit, Part One

Image by Freepik It was so frustrating. Whenever he stopped by the office to see her boss, Milton, he only seemed to notice her when he walked into the lobby, said hello, told her that he had an appointment and then went over to the sofa where he spent his time on his cell until …

The Opera, A Play, A Villa & Celibacy

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Father Morelli was coming down the stairs from the loft where he sometimes like to go and read His Bible. He had been up there for quite some time and was now making his way to the sanctuary because he was expecting Genet to stop by. They saw each other …

Still Reeling

Kalisa still couldn't believe it. She didn't want to believe it. Deandre had a girlfriend. She should have known that a handsome man like him wouldn't be single but she had hoped...What good had that hope done her? She had come to Jacksonville because of him. She had enrolled at the university where he taught …

Ruth’s Visitor

Ruth was in the garden having a cup of tea. It was a beautiful day. Summer was drawing to a close and soon the cold weather would be there. She wished the warm weather would last. She dreaded having to put on winter coat, scarf, hat, gloves and boots. She hated the snow when it …

Sarika and Jahaira Exchange Words

"So, has he proposed as yet?" Jahaira asked her younger sister. "You know very well that he hasn't or I'd be wearing an engagement ring, wouldn't I?" Sarika replied irritably. "There's not need to get snippy with me. It's not my fault that he hasn't asked you as yet--if he ever asks you." "What do …

Dinner With Olivia

It was Saturday evening and Layne was waiting outside of the mansion for Olivia. He expected her to arrive at any minute. She had called earlier that day to remind him about their date. "I didn't forget, you know," he told her. "I didn't want to take any chances," was her reply. "By the way, …

Professor Moore’s Questions

"Hello, Selene," "Hello, Professor Moore." "I need to ask you a personal question. You can tell me to my face that it's none of my business." Curious now, she asked, "What's the question?" "Are you dating anyone?" After she recovered from her surprise, she shook her head and replied, "No, I'm not dating anyone." "Do …

Matt Calls Melania

It was the retirement party for Richard Forbes, the manager at the company. It was held at the Hilton Hotel in their biggest ballrooms. Melania showed up alone and felt underdressed when she saw the other guests. She hadn't planned on going but Mr. Forbes' secretary, Hannah had encouraged her to go. She got a …

Ten Years Later…

Safina was in London. She had been there for six years. Before that she had been in Cape Town, staying with a relative. She went there after being fired from her job with the Setons, a wealthy English couple living in Lagos. They fired her when they discovered that she had been having a relationship …

Dinner & Plans for Christmas

He was on his way to meet Chioma for dinner and was really looking forward to it. They were having it at Portland, a casual fine dining restaurant. He had been there last year with a group of friends and had enjoyed the private dining experience. It felt nice going openly to restaurants instead of having …

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