ENEMY OF STATE…A RERUN


There was a major stir within the royal courts as the flamboyant contingent of luminaries blazed its way in a grand exit. The city was on high alert following news just in. State officials, military and intelligence chiefs were making their way to the first house for an emergency priority meeting .Word was rife within the echelons of power the Nation was at the verge of a state of emergency. Continue reading “ENEMY OF STATE…A RERUN”

THE SPECTACLE OF THE NATIONS!


We quickly gathered around a visibly distraught Joe as he narrated his sensational ordeal.

“What an embarrassment. What wastage squander! My moment. The  glory that never was. I have no idea what happened right there. Everything backfired at the very last moment. All my senses crumbled at the countdown. I just couldn’t keep my head when it counted most. It seemed all I could think of was the idea of elephants drinking water!” Someone within the room struggled with much difficulty to hold his laughter. Continue reading “THE SPECTACLE OF THE NATIONS!”

THE “LIGHT” FACTOR


There was this jackpot syndrome playing games at me all along my path as I grew up. If the ultimate breakthrough was not going to be at a lottery, then it would be among the gamblers in a casino some place or a lottery at another. I was always expecting it, anxiously so. It felt this close yet elusive. I burnt my fingers a few times with con men, tripped and bruised my toes often in hostile terrains. Continue reading “THE “LIGHT” FACTOR”

SOMEWHERE OUT THERE!


I know he is before all things and in him all things hold together. When all is said and done, there is such a place as prominence in lowliness. Better still, dawn after absolute dusk. There are times you know it best when you’ve lived it. This was one of those. Let’s just say I was a slave…with a touch of greatness I guess! Continue reading “SOMEWHERE OUT THERE!”

IN THE FLARE OF A POTENT CAPSULE


News on the tragic turn of events at the battle field began streaming in the early hours of the evening. The Commander-in-Chief had already been flown to hospital, with reports on his progress remaining a tightly guarded secret. There was heavy security presence all around the precincts of the state of the art medical facility and the city. Continue reading “IN THE FLARE OF A POTENT CAPSULE”

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