Poem – DROWNING (By Ajise Vincent)



next year,

when cavalries

of storms

shall come


like the

flood of noah

& the earth

convulses torrents

on the passage

of breaths

i shall not swim

with fishes



but savor

the utility in the ploys

of death:

the sweet business

of drowning


Author Bio:
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Ajise Vincent is an Economist and Social researcher based in Lagos, Nigeria. His works have appeared or are forthcoming at Oddball, Eureka, Indiana Voice Journal, Jawline Review, Jalada, Ink, Sweat & Tears, Snapdragon: a journal of art & healing, Sentinel Quarterly, Yellow Chair Review & various literary outlets. He loves coffee, blondes & turtles.