THE KINGDOM OF VOICES
“A man called Sefu marches along a rural trail. He carries a sword on his back, and when he sees his shadow, he remembers its age. Impatience pulses in his step, a barely contained force like a spring that is wound up too tight.
Mineshafts burrow through the earth beneath shanties towns, somewhere in the central African Copper Belt. Red dust and clay hang in the air, malarial swarms dance to their humming tune.”
Published in: Exterus, Volume 8, September 2020
Publication Date: 3. September 2020