Daisy Odey

Daisy Odey writes from Jos in Nigeria. Her poems have appeared in Enkare Review, Ake Review, Kalahari Review, Afridiaspora, Praxis International Women’s Day Anthology and others.


Photograph by Ayo Akinyemi, from the series Eripa.

Since colour is country
at every new moon
a body speaks a new tongue
you do not know this yet
as you do not know that big men
in little girl’s …

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