Skyscape – Emman Usman Shehu

Swift spray of black
birds, whooshes elusively
across azure skyscape.
The waning orb tilts wearily,
downward like an aperture
slowly shutting.

Emman ShehuEmman Usman Shehu is the editor of Cavalcade and Dugwe and founder of the Abuja Writers Forum (AWF) at His poems have been published in several print and online publications, including Okike, Kakaki ,Sentinel Poetry, PoetryWales and Stone Throw. He has published three poetry collections: Questions For Big Brother, Open Sesame and Icarus Rising.