The People Called Family

“Owuo ayε ma di ooo owuo wa yε ma di. Ah we di mi ewu” screamed a woman, she was addressing death as though it was human. She said he had taken something precious from her. Her voice was hoarse perhaps from shouting too much. Aya got out of her bed and crept towards the window. She could see them, they were clad in the traditional black and red mourning attires. Many of them were women who wore black scarfs on their heads, wrappers

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Death by Fright

“Form one fuɔ! Gymi nii bεn na ayε saa gyimi diε wei?” Martinette bellowed. “Martinette, you will speak English and remember your manners in this house, understood?” Gianni, the House Compound prefect scolded calmly. “Sorry Sister.” Martinette replied and shouted again “Sisters in the Upstairs Dormitories, whose stupid daughter, brought to this school by the stupid computer system of the GES, thought it wise to turn the staircase....

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The radio in the Trotro was loud. Very loud. The passengers complained but the driver, probably deafened by constant exposure to such unpleasant loudness or at least pretending to be, ignored their complaints. Perhaps he had cause to, the man who was talking on the radio program sounded very angry over the recent increase in... Continue Reading →

‘C’ for Complications 

Hi There, In an attempt to write more, I am going to use all the letters of the alphabets as writing prompts for flash fiction pieces. I will write at least 250 words based on the first word I think of per alphabet. I hope you enjoy them. Cheers. ***** "Congratulations Perfect, you're the ideal... Continue Reading →

Sister Sister:

I am trading my Arden- Clarke for their Nutsukpui, I am wearing Ewe Kente for the traditional marriage, I am even agreeing to only three bridesmaids instead of six, and a simple trumpet gown instead of my intended dreamy princess ball gown. As if all these aren’t enough, they want me to do six months of counseling, when we have already done three months at my church! Why, do they want us to get PhDs in marriage counseling before we marry? I can't deal with their pettiness!

Little Matters 2

"I don’t appreciate being an option, I mean know you are in a fix right now but I cannot put my life on hold so you make a decision to marry this man or not. I do not believe in this romantic nonsense! It is frankly immature. This is not some winding telenovela or unrealistic Ghanaian movie. You need to make up your mind. Please, do so quickly.”

I HAVE A GREAT FRIEND IN YOU. 20.03 — therealetsey

This dawn, I had a rather surreal mind journey with legendary American gospel singer, award-winning songwriter, arranger, record producer, pastor, a man who has been referred to as “father of modern day gospel music,” a true music sensation and piano maestro (although he never learnt or read about it), Andrae Crouch. I had to fall […]... Continue Reading →

Broken Ivory- Sending lots of Love to you in Heaven

One year. Whew! Time really does fly doesn't it? 6:52 am last year you were admitted into heaven. I know the concept of time is probably not the same in heaven, but I imagine God keeps track of the admission dates of his angels and throws some kind of party for them, right? I still... Continue Reading →

The Hostel Manager, The Programmer and Me ;)

Tadaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!! So as you may have noticed, I recently acquired a brand new name! Rosa Antoinette ( Kuukua Annang Asante ( here's the part where I do my happy dance and display all my 32 and couple more teeth lol.) Yes, I got married to a very beautiful person Francis Asante. Anyone who has met this man... Continue Reading →

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