Olanihun Opeyemi Joe

Olanihun Opeyemi Joe

About Olanihun Opeyemi Joe

Olanihun Opeyemi Joe writes from Ibadan, Nigeria. A hybrid creature as most of his generation, he explores and engages his Africanness through his poetry. His works have been featured in Kalahari Review, Nebo Literary Journal, Lost Coast Review and in several anthologies. He studies geology and watches soccer matches.


My Mothers, the avian …

When all ceases And hands and feet twitch in sleep The guttural bird groans Perched on a pole behind I-am-afraid’s house, She couldn’t sleep, she couldn’t doze. In the day, I-am-afraid sells bean cake My Mothers asked her some, she …

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