This morning, while I trekked to School, I stumbled on this cynosure. Not that it was strange, but merely unexpected. A well packaged ‘ebo’ for the gods positioned at ‘orita meta’.
Got me thinking how well Brazilians have caught on the details of a custom considered quite remote. While people jettison their customs or culture
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While the Nigerian state is being divided on religious lines, the Middle East gets dichotomized with the spilled blood of the dead and injured, the Mexican wall goes up in defiance, Britain is exiting the European Union at all cost, Lybia is tearing her own skin out of her body and so on, individuals around the world, as is in this case, Paulo Jose Monteiro da Silva with his family is living the life of a man on a journey back home, irrespective of how many crossroads he meets on the way.
Like so many other naturalized Brazillians, having been born and raised in Brazil after many generations of inbreeding and cross-cultural relationships, Paulo knew no other culture until, reading through the newspapers
Continue reading Crossroads, homeward. The Journey of a Brazilian Babalawo by ‘Lakunle Jaiyesimi
HAPPY MOTHERS’ DAY
It’s been more than 3 decades she birthed me.
Three and a half decades of sweat, labour, worry
Will he grow, will he survive? Will he be man?
Living through the years with bated breath
Like in labour, will this baby come?
Continue reading MOTHER: My 1st Telegram to You by ‘Lakunle Jaiyesimi
It’s been about 45 days
YOU&I have been gapped
by the South Atlantic Ocean
You know what that is?
Bet not! But you sure see it in your glass of water.
Continue reading ITE: My 1st Telegram to You by ‘Lakunle Jaiyesimi
HONDURAS: Performers dressed as animals celebrate the end of the Mayan ‘Long Count’ Calendar in the Mayan ruins of Copan. 21 December 2012 coincides with the winter solstice. Some believed today would bring the apocalypse; others say it is merely the dawn of a new era
FRANCE: End of the world believers gather in Bugarach, a small village in the foothills of the Pyrenees, supposedly one of the only places that would be spared the apocalypse. Bugarach’s mayor, Jean-Pierre Delord, begged doomsday believers to stay away
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According to The Economist’s survey of 80 countries, Nigeria na em come last as a country where children go want make dem mama born them. see full article here
Wetin this mean na say no child go want make em mama born am for Nigeria. Wetin you think?