PLATO’S WRITINGS

Plato wrote on her very flat, firm, dark nose, its ridges, bridges et all. He drew a line and we…

TAIWO [TO-AYE-WO]

Mother was groaning and pushing but Kehinde refused to come out of the womb with me. She was afraid, she…

KOSOKO

I laughed when Grandfather gave me this name. Mother was indifferent, her face stiff, her spirit in another world as…

TELL ASAKE

I know I’m Asake’s heartthrob and no one else’s concubine. Maybe that’s why I’m satisfied with buying her expensive gifts…

TWO WORLDS

Somewhere in the world right now, there is a child receiving lessons in a spacious classroom. If he and his…

SILENT CRY

Noisy night, alarming silence. The stinking sun refuses a bath. Chantings halt, salivary tunes make okra dance and glide. Weeds…

ELEGY

These emotions destroy, gnaw at you and flip you like a coin to get a head or a tail which…