This Week, I Read Memento: An Anthology of Contemporary Nigerian Poetry

Image credit: Namnso Ukpanah via Unsplash “I grieved for my country. But/my country never grieves for anyone./She puts the tails of Panthers and Hyenas in my hands;// she runs away when they turn to bite./My country ran away from the beasts/ she built. She the Ostrich, the goddess of sprint,” Bola Opaleke says in his…