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The Afternoon Sacrifice (2 of 2)

Chapter 2 –    WISDOM IN A SMALL HEAD Ayodeji tried to speak with his friend when everyone left him in the sitting room. What happened was that Kunle’s girlfriend Telma, who was an unknown witch caught Kunle cheating on her with her cousin and she decided to bewitch him. She laced a very strong spell … Continue reading The Afternoon Sacrifice (2 of 2)

The Afternoon Sacrifice (1 of 2)

Chapter 1 – A HEAD TOO SMALL Looking at the giant gate of the Akeredolus’- with his head too small to house wisdom and a mouth that was big enough to swallow the world –  Ayodeji could tell that something was not right in the big compound of the gigantic house. The gate was unusually … Continue reading The Afternoon Sacrifice (1 of 2)

Blessings from a Bird [Part 2]

Blessings from a Bird [Part 2]

For the prequel [Part 1] titled “The Morning Bird,” click here  The land of Ododo engaged the night with tales ringing out and legs moving relentlessly. The women sang loud and swayed their hips with perfected skills. Huts were dappled with the glow from the glorious red moon. Young ones sat on their fathers laps … Continue reading Blessings from a Bird [Part 2]

The Log in my Mother’s Eye 2

After that quarrel with Father, Mother’s friend visited us.“Hey!” she exclaimed when Mother told her of the fight with Grace. This woman’s voice was strange: low and unsteady like that of someone who has just woken up from sleep and had dreamt he was chased by the devil; that kind of dream where one struggles … Continue reading The Log in my Mother’s Eye 2