Caroline’s Shoes

Yemi Stephanie Laotan


It’s been eleven years since my feet stepped on Nigerian soil. Caroline is not my blood relative, yet her shoes evoke sharp memories of home. Ironically, in Canada, our lives intersect, and our worlds become one. And it all begins with this delicate pair of sandals.

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