Fool’s gold © Folakemi Emem-Akpan Barbara stood in their ultra-modern garage and admired her glistening car. Today, she’d had one of the office boys take
From the lips of babes © Folakemi Emem-Akpan Ahmad holds his younger sister by one hand, drags his school bag behind him with the other.
Still searching © Folakemi Emem-Akpan The first man stole my money and dignity and left me with an unwanted baby. The second drove all
Not such a stupid thing © Folakemi Emem-Akpan It was such a stupid, simple thing to do. They all sounded beautiful, and if there
A patch and a hope © Folakemi Emem-Akpan My back groans in protest as I heave myself to my feet. It’s been a grueling
This one wish (c) Folakemi Emem-Akpan An achingly cold night. The Harmattan wind buffets my face, stings at the frozen line of tears there. I