Deborah Oyine Aluh

The last fetch of joy

Buddy was happy we could resume our morning walks after being cooped up at home for 3 months. I would throw the ball and he would dutifully return it in […]

Elusive love

Either way, my fate was sealed. If I left at that moment, his family’s suspicions would be confirmed, and if I stayed, I was surely going to fall during the […]

Ojuju Calabar

She hated it when the sun went to sleep. Everything bad happened when it did. The sun was sleeping when Papa came back from the hospital without Mama. It was […]