Damilola Yakubu

Damilola Yakubu is a lover of stories, and takes pleasure in telling them. He lives in Ilorin, Nigeria.


First published in the Survival Issue.


Perhaps it was the colour of her eye-liner – swimming-pool blue – that made me wonder if she had been crying.…

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