Blakaka

  • When it rains for frogs, it pours!—Part III

    Apr 6, 14 • Blakaka • Written by : No Comments

    Ignoring the tight sensation in my gut, I yawned like a hungry pregnant cat. I was pooped out and yet M’bekamachuni and the three distinguished gentlemen of letters seemed to be wired, running on...

  • When it rains for frogs, it pours—Part II

    Mar 30, 14 • Blakaka • Written by : No Comments

    “Cherchez la femme!” I murmured under my breath. “Amawo Chekite!” I let my gasp as I wondered why the world at large conveys the view that a woman is behind misadventures of mankind always,...

  • When it rains for frogs, it pours!—Part I

    Mar 23, 14 • Blakaka • Written by : No Comments

    It was a damn last straw. I saw my late mother in a dream. She looked at me troubled, ashen-faced. She frowned, then half-smiled. Her not-so-pleasing smile slid from my face as I stared at her in...

  • Annus Horribilis—Part III

    Mar 9, 14 • Blakaka • Written by : 1 Comment

    My heart was pounding like a jungle drum. My mind was racing but my brow furrowed. Mystified, I rolled my eyes in exasperation. Then, out of the blue, I felt at ease, and free like a bird that has...

  • Annus Horribilis—Part II

    Feb 23, 14 • Blakaka • Written by : Comments Off

    The sun was low in the sky behind us as we sat cuddled on the settee reflecting on wonderful but sweltering afternoon. Wordlessly, she glared at me like a hungry dog. I smiled, she didn’t....

  • ‘Dopes on the ropes’ – Part I

    Feb 2, 14 • Blakaka • Written by : 2 Comments

    My brow furrowed. I wasn’t feeling good. It was cantankerous. I was enraged, scowling with frustration. The sun, the long afternoon on that uneventful and monotonous afternoon, had left me drained...

  • ‘Dopes on the ropes’ – Part I

    Jan 26, 14 • Blakaka • Written by : Comments Off

    My brow furrowed. I wasn’t feeling good. It was cantankerous. I was enraged, scowling with frustration. The sun, the long afternoon on that uneventful and monotonous afternoon, had left me drained...

  • Grotto Clottos—Part II

    Jan 19, 14 • Blakaka • Written by : Comments Off

    I squealed. “So you think using a sex toy isn’t an act of infidelity?” M’bekamachuni shrugged. “It’s just act of self-indulgence!” Silence stretched. I dreadfully thought what to say....

  • Grotto Clottos—Part I

    Jan 12, 14 • Blakaka • Written by : Comments Off

    “Let it rain! Let it rain!” I crooned softly like hummingbird. Outside, the meadow and the surrounding trees were patiently waiting for the weather to calm down. The wind was running upslope. The...

  • Verbum sat sapient—Part II

    Dec 22, 13 • Blakaka • Written by : Comments Off

    The sun was shining. The air was caringly warm. The skies were deep-blue. Isolated miasma patches lingered. The gates of heaven were imminent to open soon. My heart was pounding and blood thrummed...