Joshua Effiong is a writer and digital artist from the Örö people of Nigeria. Author of a poetry chapbook Autopsy of Things Left Unnamed (2020). His works has been published or forthcoming in 580 split, Wrongdoing Magazine, Vast Literary Press, Native Skin and elsewhere.
Other stars in the Bow asterism:
Will you still love me when I am a worm? I still love you. Your voice rumbling in the darkness / Your song in the morning.
Wedding ring is to take off as crash is to land
I want time. I need soap. The ring is not dirty. It’s stuck. Fingers swell with ennui after marriage.