Friday, February 3, 2017

Ode to the Eternal Hustle

Rush Hour in Yaba, Lagos.
Photo: Shayera Dark
Lagos, a cauldron simmering with nascent hopes and trampled dreams is not for the faint-hearted.

Boys and girls, no matter their station in life, are slicker than your average.

Strangers are in abundance, camaraderie is scarce, familiarity unwelcome.

Yet, every day thousands make their way here.

They will join the eternal hustle, all with the intention of sneaking up on Lady Luck.

Some will find her. Most won't.

For the favoured ones, a smorgasbord of possibilities and bounties awaits them.

And the unfortunate ones? Read more here.