Tag: Lagos

Harmattan Came

Morning gripped the city in a coldin its mist, dry out of temper wind blewstinging skin, nostrils, and throatin every home, fires were kindledstirred and stoked with lean woodshunting away chills that pierce the bonesof old and young who gathered around it.Low-hanging clouds dribbled… Continue Reading “Harmattan Came”

Third Mainland

“Third Mainland Bridge,”a faded billboard announces.Twelve kilometers to Adeniji Adele,if you got the mojo take a ride, take a leap. Like a dog eating itself from the tailnobody gives a hoot; no niceties here.This is Lagos – everyone on wheels is a geniusevery genius… Continue Reading “Third Mainland”