god doesn’t speak to your kind

the place i
once lived had
three towers
the road towards
it was lined with
houses my
mother would
never own

the end of
the street
felt like
the end of
the world
where my
mother rented

ten thousand
residents
half of them
cockroaches


DANIEL MALUKA is a Toronto-based artist and writer hailing from South Africa. In using his interest in the subconscious, Maluka brings what lurks in the deep recesses of the mind into the forefront of his work.