Nkani- Pick Your Poison (Chapter 5)

“Ge-Mi-Ma.” She says when I am within ear shot of them. Who the hell says my name in it’s syllables. Only she would do that. Make me feel like a kid learning how to pronounce my own name for the first time. Samantha Mwape is the very definition of the word beautiful. Her smooth long…

Nkani-Pick Your Poison (Chapter 4)

“Are you okay Monde? You seem to be out of sorts.” I look at Noah and smile. Ahh yes I am out of sorts. He can tell. How hard can it be to fake a smile and pretend all is well. Simple right. How do other women do it though. They are brave to be…

Nkani – Pick Your Poison (Chapter 3)

“Monde. Why are you crying?” He asks worried. Why am I crying? Plumber? What if I tell him and he denies it. What if he says I am being paranoid after all, I have been acting weird for the past few days. “Monde. Baby. Talk to me. Is it work? Pressure.” I shake my head….

Nkani – Pick Your Poison (Chapter 2)

Plumber? I can’t get that word off my mind. I am a mad black woman. You wouldn’t guess by looking that I am an angry woman because I look calm; yet, beneath my calm beautiful demeanor is a dangerous not to be played with woman. I hate the fact that people assume once you have…

Nkani- Pick Your Poison (Chapter 1)

Monde Something is brewing in the air and it’s not tea. I can sense it. A change is coming. Something that will change the way I see life. I have a secret. I have to share it. Or maybe I am being paranoid again. The nightmares of death I’ve been having the past three nights…