Poe

My body hurts as I lay on the hospital bed, staring at the walls, waiting for her to visit me, to comfort me. To see her in all her beauty again would bring joy to my sick heart. Virginia stands in silence in her white dress against the hospital’s white-tiled walls. She doesn’t say a […]

Wrong

‘Why did you do that?’ ‘Emma and Winston lied…I didn’t do it!’ ‘You already said that!’ A police officer suddenly interrupts Olivia’s speech and spits on the ground. ‘In my opinion, she is just a petty poor person who was trying to strike it rich overnight,’ another policeman chimes in. Olivia sits on an old, […]

The Driver and I*

Written by Amina Yussuf and Umar Pirbhai I told him the station. He replied “Okay.” I proceeded to buckle my seatbelt. I glanced over at my phone making sure he was going the right way. He was. I started playing games on my phone, every few minutes checking the app to see if he’s still […]