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Nuptial Fall

When the bells tolled loudly And the knots had been tied, She’d climbed up high Above sprawling skies. Like a helium balloon, flamboyant She’d reached staggering heights. Then all sounds fizzled out And no bells tolled loudly While she dropped forcibly, In a gravitational plummet, She’d sank and then drowned Like a stone in non-shallow … Continue reading Nuptial Fall

“The American Embassy” By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (a Review)

“The American Embassy” By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (a Review)

I purchased a copy of “The Thing Around Your Neck” at my university’s bookshop yesterday. I perused through it when I got home. I skipped a couple of stories like “Cell One,” therein, which I had already read in The New Yorker and other literary journals, on the internet. I stopped at “The American Embassy,” … Continue reading “The American Embassy” By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (a Review)