citizen by death – Sodïq Oyèkànmí

citizen by death Sodïq Oyèkànmí in a dream i am in my fatherland walking unbridled unscathed      unshot      [as it should be] with my brothers     i am walking downthe street towards the cathedralwith no bullet trying to make our bodies unwhole       no black...

Ẹ̀jìrẹ́ – Tossin Bolade

Ẹ̀jìrẹ́ Tossin Bolade This  is a three part photography and fashion artwork in honour of twins and created as a tribute to the twin birth.  The photo series explores the uniqueness of twin birth while interpreting the Yoruba Oriki (eulogy) for twins into a photography...

Jaba – C.K.R. Mose

Jaba C.K.R. Mose “Hmm, you see that woman getting out of that car over there? Yes, that Uber. She has recently just been dumped by her Sponsor after being caught with a Ben Ten in her house. Red-handed,” Kevo, the young man chewing jaba, regales his friends as they...

Enitan – Naomi Eselojor

Enitan Naomi Eselojor When the moon peered its silvery head, Enitan heard the muffled clatter of wood. Having lived in the rainforest all her life, she found it easy to tell which sound was strange and which wasn’t: grasscutters couldn’t make wood or...

A Boy’s Symphony – Mhembeuter Jeremiah Orhemba

A Boy’s Symphony Mhembeuter Jeremiah Orhemba “Jerry, here — a rendition of  your story — as promised.” * “The road which leads me to you is safe even when it runs into oceans.” – Edmond Jabès 1. The first crack is a thin, wavy thing. First, you have to...