IfeOluwa Nihinlola is a writer from Ogbomoso, Nigeria. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and currently studies in the Art History Department at Emory University.
Like a Mask DancingBy IfeOluwa Nihinlola
Last harvest, as young boys prepared for their initiations at the river, diving and swimming and enjoying the last days of boyish abandon, an agu iyi grabbed one of them from underwater. The beast brought the boys body to the surface, and his legs kicked as he hung on to life.