“Take out your writing materials and a sheet of paper and put away any reading materials right away. The Yoruba test is about to start.” I groaned inside. Yoruba test. The one test in all the tests I have ever written in this school that I have never managed to pass – even once. It … Continue reading Testing, Testing….
He wrote an epistle to the silence And febrile months round him stalk The torment of the scrawl, lone Anthem to the book bereaved And hours, and hopes that flew In sightless aid for the titan Strike. He bore the titan holes from beak to brain Syllabus slipped, curriculum curled Frozen to the naira exiled … Continue reading Student
Of course, I got to lectures late. What self respecting big boy like me comes to lectures early? That’s for all those silly efficos that carry textbooks bigger than their heads with authors whose names they can’t pronounce. Yes, those same effico that will still be counting ceiling boards in the exam hall. Me? I … Continue reading Battle of the Bowel
I was in class. I wasn’t in class. I was physically in class but my mind was far away from it. Or at least, far away from whatever it was that the lecturer was droning about. My mind was firmly fixed on the problem that I have been faced with since I sat down for … Continue reading The Cow Conundrum.
“Do not do that which you contemplate” The words of his old butler had resonated in his mind. What did the old man mean? Never mind. He turned his mind resolutely away from all thoughts. Adi watched the city from the tinted glass of a ford jeep, which was the middle car of an entourage. … Continue reading Do not do that which you Contemplate