Preparations © Folakemi Emem-Akpan “A woman that can master the tea pouring ceremony has proven herself to be a good wife. You will learn to pour, even if it kills you.” For the past year, this has been the mantra in Nagomi’s home. It is not enough that she cooks perfect meals, that she has... Continue Reading →

A white day

A white day © Folakemi Emem-Akpan   I should have known, should have prepared myself for the happenings of the day.   Yi never wore white, yet he went to work that morning wearing white shoes, a white cap pulled low over his head.   I stood at the doorway, fought the melancholic pull in... Continue Reading →

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