Obviously I had gone off-script.
The tune was simple enough, but to pronounce the words with the correct Izzi intonation was grueling.
It is a potion for willfulness that I am concocting.
There is no way to truly express the long, drawn-out, and torturous heartbreak of wishing back electricity in Nigeria.
When Brandon Stanton asked for a guide around Lagos, I knew he was looking for me.
He says goodbye and she says it back. But neither of them walk away.
My Hometown: Aba, Nigeria
For three months, my passport had been in the possession of the directorate of immigration.
As the days went by, I stopped counting miseries in my head and dipped back into a town that had represented all of the traps I had wanted to escape.