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Three Mangoes: Part 1

  Mama Risikat set down the large basket of fruits she had been carrying on her head.  The small piece of cloth she had used to cushion the rough base of the raffia basket on her head promptly fell to the ground undeterred.  It began to unravel from the tight cylindrical form into which it … Continue reading Three Mangoes: Part 1

Ten Mangoes: A Short Story by Sharon Abimbola Salu

Three Mangoes: A Short Story

Synopsis: A teenage girl hawking mangoes on the streets of Lagos has only one goal: to raise enough money to pay her examination fees. Her short, but colorful journey turns out to be an adventure, and a brief glimpse into the lives of her customers. Of particular note, are the customers who purchase the last three … Continue reading Three Mangoes: A Short Story