Anjola and the Queen’s Tiara

“You can open your eyes now.” Anjola stared at the silver fish standing on its tail. Big round eyes stared from opposite sides of its head. “Y..you’re talking!” she stammered. “Everyone speaks in Bilandia.” “Bilandia?” Anjola suddenly realized she wasn’t in bed anymore. She was in a wood clearing surrounded by tall oak trees. Instead … Continue reading Anjola and the Queen’s Tiara

A Baby’s Cry

Derin laughed and tickled harder as Moji’s baby sister giggled with delight. “Oh my goodness, she is so cute!”             “Yeah, yeah,” Moji yawned. “I’m sick of everyone going on about how cute Lola is. They don’t hear her screaming the house down or have to deal with her dirty diapers. I’ll be glad when … Continue reading A Baby’s Cry

Tobi and the New Kid

“There was a new kid in school today,” Tobi said to his mom. “His family just moved back to Nigeria from the United States.”             “That’s nice,” Mom said. “Is this his first time in Africa?”             Tobi shook his head. “He said he’d been to Kenya before, but never Nigeria.”             “Hmm.” Mom replied. … Continue reading Tobi and the New Kid