Fiction

Displaced

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Her mpande glows deep blue against her chest, but all he sees is a creamy colored shell dangling from a thin rope around her neck. How was it possible that in this place he was considered Mwami when he had to depend on others to discern the realm beyond that which was visible to the […]

Ìjẹ́wọ́ Ìnàkí Shìnágawà Kan

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Láti Ọwọ́ Haruki Murakami (New Yorker (© June 2020) Tí Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún túmọ̀ Mo pàdé alàgbà ìnàkí yìí nílé ìtura Japaní kan nínú ilé-ìwẹ̀ onísun-gbígbóná kan ní Ìjọba Ìbílẹ̀ Gunmà, ní bíi ọdún márùún sẹ́yìn. Ilé ìtura náà ti gbó, tàbí ká ní ó ti ń d’àlàpà. Kò fẹ́ẹ̀ lè dá dúró, mo kàn ní […]

Aníkúlápò – A Short Story

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Ìyá Àgbà Every ẹsẹ of Odù, every word of ìwúre, every atom of àfọ̀ṣẹ that would make this day had been wept for, sweated over and bled on by Ìyá Àgbà. Patience had never been her thing, she wanted all her things done now! However, each time she found herself growing impatient, and remembered the […]