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"Tunbi"

by Chikodili Emelumadu

Tunbi plucks the hair in my armpit and I nearly expire from pleasure. Each plucked hair resonates in the tips of my toes which curl, digging into the unyielding floor tiles. The ceiling fan spins, the gilded blades a golden blur. “Just a few more,” says Tunbi. Pluck, pluck. I feel a trickle of urine drip from within me. I squeeze my thighs together to stop the flow. This is a thing one rarely gives any thought, stopping urine. But under Tunbi’s nimble fingers, it proves too much of an effort. I grind down on my teeth. I swallow the saliva that would have dribbled out from my slack-jawed face, focusing on the movement up and down of my gullet, on Tunbi’s honey-coloured eyes, her warm breath on my skin, the tight cropped curls on the nape of her neck. “There,” she says. “All done,” she rolls the boil gingerly […]Read More...

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The vastest things are those we may not learn. We are not taught to die, nor to be born, nor how to burn with love. How pitiful is our enforced return to those small things we are the masters of. -Mervyn Peake I haven’t read Peake. He’s an idea. A promise. Of another world, maybe. Gormenghast sits in the stacks up here in The Womb (part library, part sacred space, part Tardis) vying for my attention with hundreds of other friends I haven’t met yet. There’s something about that quote, just out of reach, that is bringing to mind two of my many lives, that of poet & shamanic practitioner. I honestly don’t think one can be taught to be a poet. It is a self directed enterprise. Or obsession. You can’t learn it from a book. You can’t learn it in a classroom or workshop. You can’t be taught […] Read More & Comment...


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