In the six months you had been with him, you had seen and spent more money than you had seen in your lifetime. He had gotten you a new and better apartment in Lekki. You were learning to drive with one of the cars he had lent you. You ate better and looked better. Life was good.
Issue 001 ‘Japa’ is a collection of “last straws and camel backs”. It is a collection of grief glossed over with the hope of something certain but unknown. It is a wish, a simple prayer for something imperfect but works. Ultimately it is a pause, a brief solemn exclamation before we return to wanderlust.