Rain Can Never Know – Season II, Episode I

Rain Can Never Know – Season II, Episode I

Read from Season 1, Episode I Read the last episode in Season I Shata Anele couldn’t decide what to wear to the commendation service of the man whose shoes he was stepping into as Chief Financial Officer at Edozie Express. Going by what he had been told, and comments he picked up in meetings and conversations around the office and elsewhere since his arrival in Yenagoa, home to the imposing edifice housing the head office operations of EE, they were…

[POEM] Perchance I Find? – Taiwo Oladele

[POEM] Perchance I Find? – Taiwo Oladele

Aren't we all incomplete? Every man a jigsaw missing a piece and for some, their peace Wandering the sore face of the surface of the earth A heart broken, lost, seeking and likewise sought That when the sought and the found find that which is sought The clock that second stops, hearts skip and the angels glee When two fitting parts click; the host of heaven sing Chanting in unison, a symphony of the rhythms of the heart Eureka! We…

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XXV

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XXV

Start from Episode I Rain waited for David to leave the house before giving in to the tears she had been holding back all day. First, she cried that things with her parents didn’t go as planned. She wished they saw things from her perspective and that her mother’s husband said the words, ‘I’m sorry’ to her and meant it. Then, she cried about Mr. Wakama dying so unexpectedly and in such a cruel manner because in all fairness to…

[POEM] Trickle Treat By Joshua Ejiro

[POEM] Trickle Treat by Joshua Ejiro

Wrapped in your words left to wonder the depths of this euphoria found in your eyes my feelings lost to beauty and your embodiment "Love" is the persons we've become for we set the blue birds free and crumbled the high walls. We've settled for planes plain in the essence of us both and built us a fortress of lovitude, the angles at which we meet is the radiance of the tender shoots of the morning sun and sparkles are…

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XXIV

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XXIV

Start from Episode I When David got the call from Annabel requesting to see him, he immediately concluded that she had come to her senses and wanted to apologise to him for her bad behaviour the other day at the Samson Siasia Stadium. Since their altercation at the stands, where she threatened to deal with him and Rain, the two of them hadn’t seen or spoken to each other and David wasn’t looking forward to engaging with her again. He…

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XXIII

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XXIII

Start from Episode I Read the Previous Episode “No! No, Rain, I’m not staying one minute longer discussing anything with you if you don’t acknowledge the effort the man has put in coming all the way here to see you face-to-face and apologise.” “He didn’t apologise, mother. How could he have apologised when he didn’t even own up to what he did?” “Look here, Rain, your father and I are ready to go. We would be leaving for Port Harcourt…

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XXII

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XXII

Start from Episode I Read Previous Episode Randall Tamuno spoke for twenty-one minutes. Rain knew this because she timed every meeting that took place in her office. Besides that, she wanted to know how long it would take him to explain fifteen years of hurt and all the damage it did to her psyche. And as expected, he performed rather poorly. His speech was impassioned, sombre and reflective. It was an acknowledgment of wrongdoing and a call for forgiveness that…

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XXI

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XXI

Start from Episode I Rain didn’t let David touch her. Every time he tried wrapping his arms around her, or even moving close to her so there was some physical contact between them, she gently pushed him away and covered herself up even more with the wrapper she had over her navy blue pyjamas, the old faded one she wore whenever she wanted D3 to know that she wasn’t in the mood for sex. She was sure David had sensed…

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XX

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XX

Start from Episode I Read the Previous Episode “Rain, I’m very serious about wanting you to be my mistress. I’ve had very strong feelings for you for such a long time now and I think it is time we discussed your future with me and with Edozie Express,” Chief Edozie’s declaration left Rain transfixed like a deer in headlights. “I just didn’t want to rush things between us since you work for me. But I’ve watched you, and I like…

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XIX

Rain Can Never Know – Episode XIX

Start from Episode I Chief Edozie asked Rain to sit and give him a minute when she showed up to his office at exactly 10 o’clock on Tuesday morning. He told her he needed to quickly wrap up a conference call with some of his business partners in China, after which their own meeting would commence. Because it was just the two of them in the room, and as expected, he was at the head of the table, Rain opted…