Martins Deep

Martins Deep is a poet, photographer, digital artist, and a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. His works have graced—or are forthcoming—in Magma Poetry, Strange Horizons, Frontier Poetry, Palette Poetry, Fiyah, Lolwe, Tahoma Literary Review, 20:35 Africa, Augur Magazine, and elsewhere. He says hi on X @martinsdeep1.

and it is true, to touch water this consciously
is to be touched by a mother pulsing with the pulse of dreams that sank with paperboats