Author: Basit Jamiu

Basit Jamiu is a freelance writer. Some of his stories have appeared in Literary Magazines such as Brittle Paper, 234stories Magazine, TheNukanNiche.

You knew it, even before you stepped inside, even before you entered the half closed door – that something was amiss. But you didn’t expect Poja to be moaning on top of your mother, swinging his waist, while his left hand cupped her mouth. It was a horrible image of incest. You didn’t realize there was something more horrible until you saw your father lying close to them with stains of blood spray-painted on his thick white collar. Poja used to be your brother until that heavy afternoon when the message of your grandmother reached your father. Your father had asked you…

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