The lunch bell begins to ring, so we say our prayers, chewing the words up in our mouths with half-open eyes as we watch our teacher, leather belt in hand . . .
We scampered across the assembly hall to peep out of the wooden louvered windows of our primary school, hoping to catch a glimpse of the parents as the cars pulled up across the street at the porte cochere of the Members Club to deposit their passengers . . .
Freddy scowls when I shine my flashlight in his face. His gold tooth glints in the gloom . . .
This was the ninth time for the week she had noticed it: a splitting migraine . . .
Featured: Black Interest
- Accra Noir (Ghana)
- Dance of the Jakaranda
- Getting It Right
- The White House
- Bernice L. McFadden Digit
- Sale The Bernice L. McFadden Collection
- Song for Night
- I Love You Too
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tano)
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nne)
- Gathering of Waters
- Caught Up