Forgiven by Ajise Vincent

I have washed
Your sins of infidelity
With the detergent of mercy

Dried
Your bedraggled esteem
On the line of ennoblement

So shun your coyness
And cover the nudity of my he(art)
With your bristles of tenderness.

Make me have heaven on earth.

Ajise Vincent

Ajise Vincent is a Nigerian Poet. His poem “Song of a progeny” was a shortlisted poem at the Korea- Nigeria poetry feast, 2015. His works have been published in London grip magazine, Kalahari Review, Sakonfa literary magazine, African Writer, I Am Not A Silent Poet, Poetry pacific, Commonline Journal, Novel Afrique, Black Boy Review, Tuck Magazine and various anthologies. He is currently finishing up a major in Economics at the university.

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