Warn

It’s dark. It’s ugly. It’s hot. There’s a fire… ‘Offiong’ is an Ibibio word. It means ‘the moon’. My name is Offiong. It used to be Ekim until I met Utin, the Sun Who made me His. Ekim means darkness – the obscurity of darkness. I am a watchman. Everyday I meet people who look alive… Read More Warn

Moonlight

Moonlight… Not the verb – sketchy thing But the noun – sacred thing (soon you’ll find) Moonlight: the pale, bluish light that comes from the moon. The moon is non-luminous. Science tells me it produces no light on its own. Being a reflector, it would only ‘produce’ light by reflecting light from another source –… Read More Moonlight

EMBER: Glow

Pencils Paper Filter Voila! If you’re Nigerian, you know the stories folks get flying around about the evils/ills of these last months of the year: the EMBER months. These stories may be valid: you cannot tell (maybe you can) what kinda ‘spirits’ we have flying around this space above our heads, walking around us, or… Read More EMBER: Glow