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Hair today…….gone tomorrow…Part 12….the finale.

As they drove away from Toyosi’s, Deinde suddenly felt lucid. He glanced sideways and saw his briefcase beside him, and realised he needed to drop off the divorce papers. Shade had signed them without protesting, and all he needed do … Continue reading

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Hair today…..gone tomorrow part 10

The incessant drumming forced Shade to open her eyes, even as she wondered which part of her roof had given in to the rain’s demands for entry this time. She had taken a rare day off and had spent the … Continue reading

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Hair today…….gone tomorrow Part 9

Apart from his prosthetic hunchback, the rest of his appearance was styled after his literary hero, Wole Soyinka. Leke sported a full afro of  grey hair, and a matching beard too. Today though, as he waited for Deidre to arrive, … Continue reading

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Hair today….gone tomorrow Part 8

Filming was going well. All the actors had shown up on time, and everyone was in high spirits as take after take went on without a hitch. Deidre went over her script again even though she knew every word by … Continue reading

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Hair today…….gone tomorrow Part 7

It was almost mid-day, and Deidre stretched as she came awake slowly. Her sleep had been deep and dreamless for the first time in the past few days, and she felt well rested. She glanced at the clock and leapt … Continue reading

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Hair today….gone tomorrow Part 5

Deidre backed away from Deinde as the words tumbled out of his mouth. Hands clutching her head, she started to whimper as he spoke of how Ijawunmi’s hair had cut his hand, and then began crying in earnest as he … Continue reading

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Hair today…..gone tomorrow Part 4

Deidre opened her eyes and blinked in confusion. She had fallen asleep in Deinde’s arms as he whispered his undying love into her ears, and she wondered why and when she had left the warmth and comfort of her bed … Continue reading

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