Rescue. (Fatihah Quadri Eniola)

I have scribed your

name on a paper jet 

and flied you into the day,

away from the scuttling boat.

The hyacinth macaws 

shall take you with them.

Your little poor eyes shall go 

places they have never



Fatihah Quadri Eniola is a Nigerian poet, creative writer, and lover of cinematography. She is a member of HCAF (Hilltop creative arts foundation), Black Girls’ tales and Nibstears Poetry Cave. She has contributed a number of intricately constructed poems to literary journals including Art Lounge, Kalahari Review, Beatnik Cowboy, Notion press, World Voices magazine, De Curated, Syncronized Chaos and elsewhere. She lives with a very cute cat, Honiy.


image: “Flying over Atlantic Beach:” Amanda Rabaduex is a poet and writer based out of Knoxville, TN. When she has writer’s block, she plays with watercolors and a Canon EOS 90D. Find her on Twitter @ARabaduex or on her website