When butterflies paint
these eyes and rivers baptize
these dimples, it is
your smiles, my dear, I
long for.

~ Dikĕ Okoro

Dikĕ Okoro is the author of Dance of the Heart (MSU Press 2007) and editor of Echoes from the Mountain (MSU Press 2007). Dikĕ teaches world literature and writing at Olive Harvey College, Chicago.

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