POEMS | SHORT STORIES

Roses And Rosehip

April 27, 2014
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  H: Shall I make you tea? Me:Ummm…ok  H: Which flavor do you like? Me: Well, which one is there? H: There is apple and cinnamon, and rosehip — Me: — Ooooh, rosehip! It sounds so romantic! That reminds me of the rosebushes your country. In your mom’s village, you know, it was so unusual […]

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NSOROMMA DIARIES | SHORT STORIES

Hustling In Accra (In Pictures)

April 9, 2014
Boys clamber into the motor car for a ride. Excited to be photographed!

“Herh, hey hey hey HEY!”   A man in security uniform is running after our taxi. The traffic warden! I look at him, apology etched in my face. “Ooops!” I think he might have been caught on my camera. My driver does not stop, oblivious to what just happened. We go right past him, but […]

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In My Tro-tro Diary

April 1, 2014
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It was seven o’clock and it was already scorching hot. I stood panting at the bus stop, sweat trickling down my arms like an over-flowing spring of water. Ten minutes of speed-walking and jogging from my house to the bus stop, and now ten more minutes of waiting to nary a tro-tro or bus in […]

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