An Unusual Life

(c) Folakemi Emem-Akpan I do not speak English; neither do I speak Spanish or Italian or German or Yoruba. In fact, I do not speak at all. Born with every organ functioning but my ears and throat, I spent my formative years away from home, sequestered in a school with children that suffered from the... Continue Reading →

Not such a stupid thing

Not such a stupid thing © Folakemi Emem-Akpan   It was such a stupid, simple thing to do. They all sounded beautiful, and if there was one thing my life needed at the moment, it was beauty and a little simplicity. And they were all so very far away, and I needed to get very... Continue Reading →

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