The poem is from my poetry collection 'Soliloquy with the Ghosts in Nile'. It was shot outside my apartment in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Hussain Ahmed is a Nigerian poet and environmentalist. He holds an MFA from the University of Mississippi and currently a PhD student at the University of Cincinnati. He is the author of Soliloquy with the Ghosts in the Nile (Black Ocean Press, 2022) and forthcoming collections Blue Exodus (Orison Books, 2024) and Crossroad Minarets (Curbstone Books/ Northwestern University Press). Twitter: @Hussyainyf