Efe Ogufere

Train Ride to Kaltungo

curious fingers
trace out a crescent moon
window covered in mist.

Composition in Blue by J.H. Pierneef


About the writer:
Efe Ogufere is a Nigerian poet working in Port Harcourt. A few of his poems been featured on journals and magazines such as Sediments Literary Review, The Kalahari Review, Afrikan Mbiu, Ibis Head Review and The Single Story Foundation Issue I. In 2016, he was long-listed for the RL Poetry Award (International Category). In 2017, Ogufere was listed by Nanty Green as “one of the top ten contemporary poets you should be reading.” His chapbook A Portrait of Violence drops in 2020.

Image: Composition in Blue by J.H. Pierneef (1886-1957). No medium specified. No size specified. 1928. Public domain.