The fancy lights above jiggled as every other thing shook.
Screams followed, then pitch darkness. He could neither move nor speak.
His wife lay by his side – cold still. In vain he struggled beneath against the rubble.
“Anyone there?” He heard those voices but wept when they faded away.
© Ifeoma Ezekafor
Continue with a moment of silence for those who lost their lives in any kind of natural disaster. We remember them all.
I'm a food scientist who has chosen the path of creative writing- the one thing which comes to me naturally.
Back in 2013, my love for teaching young learners propelled me into picking teaching as a career. I taught English, Maths and Science in the United Arab Emirates where I lived for ten years. Right now, I live in Coal City, a beautiful hilly area of my country Nigeria.
My website Fiez-writer is a product of my extreme desire to share my writing with the world. Here, I share fiction, poems, thoughts and writing tips.
A huge part of my life is spent with my lovely family and I'm a proud mother to three brilliant kids.