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Author: adeoye-falade

The Seventh Circle

Timi couldn’t wait to celebrate their anniversary which was still a good nine months away so he decided that they’d toast to new beginnings on the day that marked one year since they met. One year during which he was made to chase after a girl who made the others he’s had pale in comparison. One year since they met at the Motion Ground on campus.

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The Breakout

I met Bolaji on one of the days I’d visited Zee. They seemed to be just friends, just like I was with her. On my part, I hoped for something more but she always said she wasn’t sure she was ready for a boyfriend because she valued her independence. Good thing I hadn’t asked so I just kept my mouth shut. Maybe that was Bolaji’s situation too and we were mutual jailbirds in ‘Palcatraz’, but Zee never mentioned that he harboured romantic feelings – she usually told me everything. Perhaps, he had kept his mouth shut, just like me.

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It’s just 3 O’clock in the morning and for some reason I couldn’t sleep anymore. I didn’t wake up to a nightmare as you might like to call it but the dream I had was so vivid. It was getting dark; the sun’s reluctant retreat left a beautiful golden hue in the greying sky.

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