Friday, July 12, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

Joy Division Playing in the Background: Fiction by Abigail George

Judith smiled across at Thomas. She didn’t say anything...

A Mother Screaming: Fiction by ‘Sola Osofisan

“Aaaghhhh!” It was her mother screaming. It sounded as if...

Abigail George | The Road to Emotional Healing

What a terrible life I lead, she thought to...

Yaa’s Legacy: Under the Odum Tree

If there is one word I could describe my...

Toyin Falola’s Enchanted Yoruba Universe: An Essay by Sanya Osha

In A Mouth Sweeter than Salt, Toyin Falola brings...

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Omoseye Bolaji: Writer with the Grassroots Touch

Tebogo and the Epithalamion (2009), the latest in the...

The Phenomenal Woman: Remembering Dr. Maya Angelou

A LIBRARY BURNS TO THE GROUND History suffers a great...

Ali Znaidi: A poem is a kind of selfie captured in words

Ali Znaidi is a widely anthologised writer. A Tunisian...

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

…tying the knot of Nigerian unity Characters ManWoman Performance Note  There is a...

For a Sister in Faraway Johannesburg: Poems by Abigail George

FOR A SISTER IN FARAWAY JOHANNESBURG I have written this...

Passage of Time: Poems by JKS Makokha

She.... She sits on the smaller square gravestone throwing tiny pebbles of...

The Gate Keepers’ Chronicles: Poems by Obakanse S. Lakanse

THE WATCHMAN’S GATE Here at the gate reside all the...

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Talent Madhuku | The Video Recordings

She can’t sleep. It must be the worry, seasoned...

Azubuike Obi | Welcome to a New Dispensation

   Sista mi, how you naw? It has been...

Ubong Johnson | Let Us All Go

It’s so cold. My nostrils are clogged. My cheeks...

Abenea Ndago: A Funeral in Ladybrand

I am Tafadzwa. When I left Harare last month...

Paul Chibuike Emenike | Idanre

IDANRE Woman you are sad!‘Tis the same with me.—Ralph Armattoe. I.My...

Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

This is what happens to my tears and the...

Abu Ibrahim | Final Banquet of Desires

FINAL BANQUET OF DESIRES It is prison culture to give...

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