Category Archives: Harmattan Tales

Poetry and Prose inspired by the harmattan season

HARMATTAN TALES : A BAD DAY

Under the dying mango tree, i glared out through tear and grit-stung eyes, choking on impotent rage as Victor and his grimy cohorts laughed and kicked the dry, cloying dust over my prone body. Victor leaned over me, breathing noxious … Continue reading

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HARMATTAN TALES : FLIGHTS OF FANCY

HARMATTAN TALES: Flights Of Fancy. The lizard was staring at her again.           Usoro muttered under her breath testily as she bent over to scrub her feet. The early morning air was chilly and the warm water on her pebbled … Continue reading

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SEASON OF IMAGINATION

See how the morning mist wetly races All grows reverent in Nature’s priestly surplice Everyday objects beclothed in fantastic aspect Scurrying shapes within and afar become suspect Take a deep breath of that weightless heaviness Tread along paths bare-lit by … Continue reading

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