Tag: Ijesha


This one is for the grandfather I never met, the one with skin the shade of anthills, the merchant, whose gap-tooth I have only admired in fading photographs, the one people still refer to [ … ]


My kinsman, Of the tribe of greatness. How could you have forgotten Of the stories of long ago? Tales of our fathers-strong and brave, Odes to our mothers-graceful and proud, [ … ]