The Shallow Tales Review literary magazine, Nigerian-based electronic literary magazine announces the release of its 33rd issue. Themed “Loss,” this May 2021 edition gathers the best pieces of poetry, fiction, and essays from across the African continent. The issue curates
She was not beautiful either. Beauty was not the stuff anyways. You’d grown enough to know it was not about beauty or about the soft faces or unending smiles, but you could not tell Mother this.
I like the way Jerry says my name without really seeing me there. He drawls