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.
In ‘Do Dead Men Come Back Home?’ Kanyinsola Olorunisola takes on the question of reincarnation. He sees himself as having existed in times past, as being co-habited by ancestors and kindred spirits who have found resurrection in his mind. Déjà vu? Perhaps! But here is an author who feels that his middle name, Babatunde (the dead man has come back home), is not just symbolic but literal