TWO GRACES – ELEVEN

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO Read previous episode here http://www.awokoinsight.com/story/two-grace/two-graces-ten/ ELEVEN              Grace Philips stared at the lady in front of her with displeasure colouring her eyes. Everyone looked unbelievable to her for obvious reasons. She’d dropped Ben’s phone hurriedly like it burnt her hand after all she saw. It hadn’t taken up to ten […]

TWO GRACES – TEN

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO READ LAST EPISODE HERE http://www.awokoinsight.com/story/two-grace/two-graces-nine/ TEN                  Quite funny how life brings similar things one’s way over an extended period of time. Sometimes, it can perfectly be named fate and at other times, coincidence or fact. Whatever the nomenclature, real life has proven smarter than the best of brains around. […]

TWO GRACES – NINE

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO Previous episode, click here http://www.awokoinsight.com/story/two-graces-eight/ NINE               On any other cool evening, Grace Philips would have smiled at the couples filling the sidewalk. She would have seen her future reflected in them, her hand being touched gently by a man who adored her and a shy smile playing on her […]

TWO GRACES – Eight

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO Click below for previous episodes http://www.awokoinsight.com/two-graces/two-graces-grace-ochigbo/ EPISODE EIGHT            Falling in love with Ben was the easy part; it’s admitting to herself that it happened that’s hard. Grace Philips had these very efficient defenses for so long and Ben didn’t even notice them. How rude. Perhaps they were meant for […]

TWO GRACES – SEVEN

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO SEVEN                Two hours ago, her brain was on five percent battery. There are days the tiredness came in both forms, physical and mental. She knew her body needed rest yet her mind needed it to move, to burn the anxiety right out. Landing on her soft sofa, she […]

TWO GRACES – SIX

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBOSIX                        Kay’s clinical judgment on her mother’s health further reiterated Grace’s initial suspicions. The older woman had been compliant with her medications, she hadn’t felt dizzy or lightheaded neither had her blood pressure risen any higher than its normal range. In fact, it was lower than the last. What Grace […]

TWO GRACES – FIVE

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO FIVE                        The woman looked up from her cup of coffee. She was on a white flowery nighty and her hair neatly packed in a hair net. Aside the compulsory vertical line that aging was dragging down her smooth face at all cost, she still had the ambience of the […]

TWO GRACES – Three

“Are you trying to starve me?” Her forehead furrowed. Yeah, this was a complete non-joke because at times like this it was insane to smile. “No, ma’am!” Mrs. Jesse responded as politely as she could mutter. “My bones were eating themselves up to stay alive.” Grace sounded even meaner and that made Mrs. Jesse wonder […]

TWO GRACES – Two

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO TWO The atmosphere of tension had become so severe and pervasive that one could barely see more than a few feet in any direction. Everything came across as being louder than usual, the ticking clock especially. Some minutes ago, Grace Philips had considered removing a battery or two from that […]