Dami Ajayi, nominee of the inaugural edition of the Melita Hume Prize, has published his first individual collection of poetry online.
Daybreak is a collection of fourteen poems. One of the editors of Saraba Magazine described it as, “fine narratives laden with the beauty of verse.” With grand themes ranging from dreams to memories, love to lust, longing to grief, these poems are deeply rooted in our world today. The poems also exalt audacious truths that need to be addressed.
Dami Ajayi is the co-publisher/ Fiction Editor of Saraba Magazine. A medical doctor who writes at night. His poems have been anthologized to a worldwide audience. His acclaimed debut volume of poems, Clinical Blues, was shortlisted for the inaugural Melita Hume Prize in manuscript form. He lives in Lagos.