craig eldon (expat_in_africa) wrote in west_africa,
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Wole Soyinka Pics

(x-posted)


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Oyinbo (white man) chats with oga (wise and wealthy man): Soyinka strolled up nonchalantly to the waiting crowd, so I strolled up nonchalantly to him, telling him I teach his poem, "Telephone Conversation" to my 9th graders.

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Soyinka was saying to me, "Let's look away so no one else sees us taking the picture." It was before the talk and he didn't want to take lots of photos.

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After the talk: getting a copy of You Must Set Forth at Dawn signed

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Heather, Professor Soyinka, and me


My final entry, Chapter the Last, to come in the next few days. I leave Nigeria for the last time on Sunday, June 11.
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