We Are Not Cursed #2

(Part Two) Edited by: Darlene Jones Like a gardener, he had watched Okuoba grow. Now, the sight of her stirred him. For more than five full moons, he had suffered this exquisite distress even in his sleep. The face was the first place people looked to determine whether a woman was beautiful or not before … More We Are Not Cursed #2

Masked Attention

“Whom the gods choose to destroy, they first make mad.”—Unknown Masked Attention All I wanted was to gaze at his rugged face, to hear his melancholic cry again even if it were for a short while. I was still adamant to admit that the one I called my own had departed from me and into … More Masked Attention

STAINS IN A VOID

***WARNING: this story contains a disturbing theme. Reader discretion is advised***     Our uncle’s death would go down in the memories of the religious as an untimely one; for the traditionalists, a strike by an unkind deity. The popular opinion in our village was that someone else from our kindred should succeed him as … More STAINS IN A VOID