Author - Austyn Njoku

Lost in Transit: A Short Story by Austyn Njoku

Oku ngwo nye m otu mpi             palm wine tapper, give me one cup Ka m nuo n’afo                             to drink into my stomach Nye m otu mpi o o                        give me one cup o o Ka m nuo n’afo                             to drink...

The Foxhole

It was May, 2010. I received a text message inviting me to a poetry reading at 11, Maryland Crescent, Maryland, on May Day. I had ignored an earlier invite from the same source, to the same venue. So this time around, I gave an excuse saying via...

Auchi: Poems by Austyn Njoku

AMADIOHA’S MEAT If you eat Amadioha’s meat remember, his unholy visit! The king who shields his eyes from the famine in his land will soon see his ancestors The termite may sojourn to the top of the iroko – but it will still travel...

E B E R E O N W U!

  As I write this painful piece, his mangled body lies in the mortuary at the General hospital, Ikeja, Lagos. This is so sad, more so because his beloved mother’s corpse also lies in a mortuary, in some hospital somewhere in Imo State...

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