Tonight like every other night to come
you will stay awake thinking of home;
home—is it a land or mewling thighs?

Just like phone sex between fantasists
distance is a confession of your wishes

and space has dragged itself into …

Saraba is a literary magazine focused on the work of new writers in Nigeria and other parts of the African continent. Since 2009, we have published several issues of a magazine, editions of poetry chapbooks, and online-only work.
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