This book is a collection of poems that talks about love, want, lust and lovemaking without grating at the edges. Its metaphors are double-edged, closer to the ground for readers, and subtlely elevated for poets. This is an eulogy for millennial life.
Jerry Chiemeke is an editor, culture critic and lawyer. His works have been published in The Inlandia Journal, Kissing Dynamite Poetry, Nightingale and Sparrow, Agbowo and The Question Marker, among others. A lover of finger foods and alternative music, Jerry lives a secluded life in Lagos, Nigeria, where he is currently working on a collection of short stories.
He is the winner of the 2017 Ken Saro Wiwa Prize for Reviews.