QUAKE

© Folakemi Emem-Akpan The day the sun refused to shine began like all other days, seemingly just one more uneventful one in a roll call of them. But things would change soon enough. In the tub, soap suds up to my chin, luxuriating in the swathe of time that was mine and mine only before... 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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