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Tales Of Lakin

Isi-Akpu Nise village, 1903 Lakinfeev worked swiftly realizing how fast the sun was descending beyond the horizon. Pausing abruptly, he stared at the large portion of land that seemed endless before him and wondered how in the name of the gods, he was ever going to finish cultivating it before the long expected rainy season … Continue reading Tales Of Lakin

Upon Seeing An Ishan Maiden Dance

Upon Seeing An Ishan Maiden Dance

…the beads on her waist as if dumb, dare not pine of the turbulence! The dancing rigors; numinous ambience of …an ancestral rebirth. Voices; chants of spiritual codes rife in this air drunk and dangerous in communal ecstasy… Segie! Segie! The needle doesn’t pound yam! The gods were here to cheer; beautiful feet of a beautiful … Continue reading Upon Seeing An Ishan Maiden Dance