Precious Okpechi
Precious Okpechi is a Nigerian poet and editor. He is an alumnus of the Los Angeles Review of Books Publishing Workshop and The Singing Bullet Writing Workshop. His works appear in Palette Poetry, Lolwe, The Shore, Isele Magazine, and Kissing Dynamite. He is managing editor at 20.35 Africa.

i am disgusted by what death

looks like even before the body begins to rot—

that being able to touch life into

unbecoming is not the kind of god i want to be.