Zephyr my world with thy flux
Comb my (h)air with thy calm
Illuminate my face with thy lambency
Bring forth thy swallowed wreckage
Save our blue whales; the warmest of all
From a Cold War like
the ruins of the year
Olaitan Humble is a Nigerian poet and pacifist who likes to collect quotations and astrophotos. He and his poems won People’s Choice Award at Earnest Writes Poetry Prize Awards 2020, March edition of Loudthotz Poetry Open Reading 2020 and JustDeen Poetry Contest 2020. His works are featured and/or are forthcoming in Crêpe & Penn, Doubleback Review, Giallo Lit, Ngiga Review, Cultural Weekly, EroGospel, Konya ShamsRumi, POEMIFY, the QuillS, Wanderlust Anthology: Timeless & Infinite, First Gong Anthology and A Country of Broken Boys Anthology, among others. He tweets @olaitanhumble.