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“Trix, wetin do your eyes?” “Na pepper oh. I bin take pepper hand rub my eyes by mistake.” “Every day pepper pepper. And you no be Yoruba.” I smiled and pulled out a chair. I looked at my cheap wristwatch. I was twenty-two minutes early to the afternoon lecture. I whispered a short prayer and … Continue reading Zoned

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