Monthly Archives: May 2016

Rhythm of the Wild Drum

8.At another edge of the Eli’ikenueze, Ité stood over his wife’s grave in her father’s compound. She didn’t have a child so she had to be buried in her father’s compound as was his tradition. Her family didn’t object because she didn’t officially leave the compound with her husband’s people and they wanted their daughter buried in peace. He reminisced on their difficult path to marriage and sighed ruefully. She had once told him it wasn’t meant to be. To him, it was, and he fought to be the man her parents approved of since he was from a distant land. Continue reading Rhythm of the Wild Drum

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