Two Poems – Raquel Lima

Two Poems Raquel Lima I open one more drawer I open one more drawersearching for hidden answers about my incomplete existenceand in the arduous task of putting pieces together of a fragmented puzzleshattered by cold waterin different corners of the worldI have no...

Passing Through – Brendon Holder

Passing Through Brendon Holder 1. In 2015, one of the first viral disputes took centre stage online. The internet found itself entangled in a discussion over the dress a mother planned on wearing to her daughter’s wedding in Colonsay, Scotland. The debate, catalysed...

Still in Enugu – Immaculata Abba

Still in Enugu Immaculata Abba To love Enugu is to love peace. Or at least that is what we tell ourselves when we compare the city to Aba or Lagos. We say: Enugu is calm, Enugu is cheaper, Enugu makes sense. The Uber driver I meet in Lagos tells me of his retirement...

Yearning – Maroula Blades

Yearning Maroula Blades Since the pandemic took hold over the world, I have strolled much around wooded areas, along canals and river banks. I visited Potsdam, close to Berlin, where the river Havel flows. In February 2022, I took most of the images in this area. The...

Invisible – Caroline Okello

Invisible Caroline Okello I The text message from Susan Wafula came on a Monday afternoon. After 20 years of no contact, she did not begin with “Hello, how have you been”, or even “I hope this finds you well”, although I never knew people to write that last salutation...