Return to Sender: The Gift of Old Age

Ifeanacho MaryAnn
9 min readOct 23, 2023

I have an immense love for my culture — the Igbo culture. We have beautiful stories, cosmologies, adages, and turns of phrase. Unfortunately, vast chunks of my culture have been lost due to a lack of pen-to-paper documentation and the use of word-of-mouth as the primary method of knowledge transmission. I was venting about this to a friend on a cold Saturday evening two years ago.

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Ifeanacho MaryAnn

Storyteller, Long Distance Cat Mom. A quiet voice rambling in an isolated corner of the internet. I write on psychology, films, books and my random thoughts