A Cord Of Three… In The Eye Of The Beholder 3

“How long have you used these products for?” Adaora asked after Mina finished her story. “Tayo’s friend got them to me, at work, a little over four weeks ago and I started using them immediately,” Mina said. “We saw each other three weeks ago and you never said a word.” “I couldn’t, Ada. I knew … Continue reading A Cord Of Three… In The Eye Of The Beholder 3

Unedible Bones: A Review of Unoma N. Azuah’s Edible Bones by Kurannen Baaki

Unedible Bones: A Review of Unoma N. Azuah’s Edible Bones by Kurannen Baaki

Read Edible Bones, and have a smooth ride, like a professional chauffeur cruising you around town in a limousine. Only that Kaitochuckwu has taken us on a turbulent wander across America, Unoma Azuah’s delivery is exquisite, done in simple language, and a free-flowing narrative that is, for me, reminiscent of the moment with Eddie Iroh’s … Continue reading Unedible Bones: A Review of Unoma N. Azuah’s Edible Bones by Kurannen Baaki

Danfo Semantics – “The Cause and The Curse”

You hear cases of people killing themselves, countries annihilating countries, years and years of this family and that family feuding, that person not talking to this person and the likes of it. It turns out sometimes (when you finally trace the origin of dissent) that it was just a simple case of – He didn’t understand, she didn’t understand, … Continue reading Danfo Semantics – “The Cause and The Curse”

Iffy

Iffy

Iffy He sits with donkeys Talks excitedly with the flowers Pokes and teases the fauna But grew quiet when James approaches And fearful when Janet sits close The Hibiscus demands nothing from him The mule looks at him with daft soulful eyes It does not task his intellect But Peter’s sober tirade calls his IQ … Continue reading Iffy