We’ve taken the fourteenth selection in our series from Dr. Jerry Agada’s labor of love, Five Hundred Nigerian Poets. This Aboki Publishers volume, shipping from 43 New Bridge (Otukpo) Road in Makurdi, Benue State, sings with diversity. It is a rich tapestry of creative vision.

Kenneth Kanu, born in 1967, is from Arondizuogu, Imo State. He has taken advanced degrees from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and—at the time of publication—a PhD candidate and a lecturer in the Department of English, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri.


Written by . . . . . . . Kenneth Kanu

Archival Research by . . . . . . . Bryan Wilhite