Mornings wear
easter(n) gowns

Then fill
land bowls

With concentrated

They slant
their glow

To prick
the noon

Till it
fizzes— an

angry breath
On their green

Until time

chimes two
On Pa’s

old wall.



Victor Ugwu was born in Onitsha, Anambra state on the early fortnight of July in the mid 90s, but he now lives in Minna, Niger state. He has a diploma in Chemical engineering technology from the Federal Polytechnic Bida. He started writing at 16 after he became a beneficiary and eventually a member of the Hill Top Art Foundation in Minna. His debut collection of poems, Rhythms, has just been released.

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