Imu Ozu(to question the dead) by Emmanuel Amiriwem

My people, as with most customs, attach a certain esoterism to death. We do not believe that one can die from a “natural cause,” without another’s hand in it; usually from an envious kinsman, or an enraged neighbor with whom one has had an altercation. For example, If you died from a severe ‘iba,’ we would say someone brought it upon you.  It is…

The Spirits That Plot In The Night by Fawaz A.H

Unsure legs moved through the graveyard, and an even more unsure owner propelled them forward. He walked slowly with his feet often brushing against thorns, his sneakers protecting him from the otherwise pain. His fear almost held him from moving on, but his excitement was even greater. And so he found himself continuing on through…

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