you will find the best spaces for this conversation in our dreams – there, you’re…
the closer I look at you
the more you wrap yourself in fog.
All I can think of is, how difficult it is to be observant. If you cannot stop to stare.
It is possible that
one day the song
will grow into
I’m anointed in her spark shower
twitching in its rodent rhythm
‘I finally understand why people like Chike keep on betting, irrespective of their losses. It is the same reason I keep writing despite the showers of rejection mails.’
To see that when we look up from our lives, this is what we look like and this is what other human beings like us look like, that this is what we have been and this is what we could be.
In any case, the business of exchanging money requires few words.
He looked up, through bloodied eyes, at the people battering him, and his lips curved into a smile.
Studying him chronologically has been a labour of love, from the collections he published in his thirties and forties to his fifties