Abdullah O. Jimoh
Abdullah O. Jimoh (he/him) is a linguist and poet from Lagos, Nigeria. His works have appeared or are forthcoming in Acedia Journal, South Florida Poetry Journal, Modern Poetry in Translation, A Long House, Mudroom, Sky Island, Tint Journal, Gyroscope review, Efiko Magazine, The Shallow Tales Review, Afritondo and elsewhere.

I carry my homeland 

wherever I go. It shows and scents on my clothes. 

Yesterday at the market, without telling her, a woman 

said to me “ìlú àwọn alfa loti wá (you come from 

the homeland of Mullahs).”