Salawu Olajide

Salawu Olajide is the author of Preface for Leaving Homeland published under African Poetry Book Fund series, edited by Kwame Dawes. He lives in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Ní Ìlú Mi

the wolves of the mountain cry about /
nothingness but their mouths are soaked in blood /
and when the gods spray their rain of grace, new arable grows