Today's poem is
"A Pond of Alcohol"
from New Orleans Review
Saddiq Dzukogi studied at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He has
poems featured or forthcoming in literary publications such as African
American Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, The Lampeter Review, Juked,
Chiron Review, Vinyl Poetry, The Volta, Construction, Welter, among numerous
others. He was a guest at the 2015 Writivism Festival in Uganda as
well as at the Nigeria-Korea Poetry Feast in the same year. He is the author
of Sunbeams & Shadows (Origami, Imprint of Parresia Publishers, 2014)
and Canvas (Kraft Books, 2011). Saddiq is the poetry editor of the online
journal Expound. Thrice a fmalist in The Association of Nigerian Author's
Poetry Prize, Saddiq lives in Minna where he teaches at the School of Languages,
Niger State College of Education.
Other poems on the web by Saddiq Dzukogi:
"What The Poem Said"
"dance. dance. dance"
"I Check My Husband's Black Skin and Remember To Call My Son"
"Memory of the Aleppo Boy"
Poet Name on Twitter.