Chapter seven “Bastard! Bastard! “I swore as the door closed behind them. After a very long weekend Jeda was Finanlly leaving. It felt like that day would never come. I rushed to the window, hiding behind the curtains as I watched Uyi walk her… Continue reading Mirage chapter seven: How do you lovingly hug someone and then turn around to steal their man
chapter six I sat on the bare rug in the living room, and stared into space, my hands were clasped together on my knees, my eye blank as they stare endlessly at the living room wall. my eyes swelled with tears which endlessly dropped… Continue reading Mirage Chapter six: How can he kiss her Just same way he kissed me
Chapter five When I opened my eyes the next morning it was almost nine o clock, Uyi and I slept the whole night in each others arms. I lay for a moment listening to his heart beat beside me, he looked so peaceful as… Continue reading Mirage chapter five: Can you be the other woman, just because you are in love
Chapter four Almost three hours after I had left Uyi, he came looking into my room? it was a few minutes after nine, and the rain was still pouring outside. He was looking fresh after running a hot shower I suppose. My door was ajar so he… Continue reading Mirage chapter four: Was I wrong to have fallen into his arms?
Chapter three I wonder if he misses me, I thought, as I sat in the air conditioned restaurant just outside my office, struggling to finish the big bottle of iced coke . The plate of rice was still half way gone but I couldn’t bring… Continue reading Mirage chapter 3: There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage
Chapter two Cassandra Oriefieze Amanna. The name was too long and classless, my mother used to say. At first she called me Fifi. But my father used to get so angry, he thought it was sacrilegious. As I grew older it became Cassie. My… Continue reading Mirage chapter 2: Why settle when you can choose?
Chapter one September 2016 “Cassie why? Why? I trusted you with everything I had” He cried uncontrollably,” I have loved you, I have defended you, even from my own family, why.?” Collins buried his face in his hands as if that was going to make the pain go away. In our seven years of… Continue reading MIRAGE Chapter 1: ‘How long can a stitch cover our nakedness of lonely marriages’