The first thing I noticed as my eyes flew open was the sweat. Sweat was pouring down my face in spite of the air conditioner. It WAS cold inside the room and I shivered a bit. Yet I was sweating. Then there was the light. It was bright, blinding, harsh. It was the sun. I … Continue reading The Nightlies (1 – Bennett)
‘Ahmad was a twenty-three year old, average bodied, dark, Nigerian male, taking internship with Professor Salim to complete his training in Literary Arts. His intern project was to create and write a fiction book.
Professor Salim was a Sixty-nine year old Professor in Philosophy, slim, fair skinned, grey-haired, Nigerian male, an academic scholar, and civil veteran. He had studied Philosophy in his undergraduate year and had devoted nearly his entire life to further study of the subject until he retired two years ago. He had been active in the civil affairs all his years before his retirement. As Professor Emeritus, even at retirement, he accepted sessions with interns specially recommended to him by local and international institutions.’