Literary Zone

Poetry: Death at the Derby

Death at the Derby By Willie James King, USA. The horse with the broken ankle bowed, after dust settled, to all who stood before it, as it (...)

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Poetry: The Last Salsa in New York

The Last Salsa in New York By fayia sellu, Berkeley, USA. Fishes are not the only things That pass under the Brooklyn Bridge O! the hearts (...)

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Poetry: We Have Come Home

We Have Come Home By Lenrie Peters, Banjul, The Gambia.* We have come home From the bloodless wars With sunken hearts (...)

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Poetry—The Biggest Questions

The Biggest Questions By Mohamed Kunowah-Tinu Kiellow, The Netherlands. Where were You? When there was love in their eyes when innocent love (...)

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Poetry---The Changing Face of God

By Mohamed Boye Jalloh-Jamboria. THE CHANGING FACE OF GOD (A LAMENTATION FROM THE OTHER FACES OF THE WORLD) WE ARE WORLDS APART ;YET SO NEAR, (...)

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Poetry: Night Shift Workers

’Nightshift Workers’ is a meditation on the travails of members of the world’s oldest profession.At the best of times, this is a profession that entails a lot (...)

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Poetry by Mxolisi Nyezwa

Mxolisi Nyezwa is the editor of Kotaz, a truly multilingual South African journal. He was born in 1967, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He (...)

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Poetry: Sallay Kama Sallay

Sallay Kama Sallay* By Moses Kainwo, Freetown, Sierra Leone Sallay kama sallay! Bosway! Bosway! Sallay kama sallay! Bosway! Bosway! (...)

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Poetry: Demo(n)Crazy

Demo(n)Crazy Democratically undemocratic Or undemocratically democratic? That’s the question! Before elections, power is sought from below (...)

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Poetry: Life within the walls of time

Life within the walls of time Lines written after reading news of the arrest of fake Law Professor in Sierra Leone by the Anti-Corruption Commission. By (...)

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Encounter: Somali Writer Nuruddin Farah

Nuruddin Farah (born November 24, 1945) is a prominent Somali novelist. He was awarded the 1998 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. Farah was (...)

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Poetry: The Cathedral

The Cathedral By Kofi Awoonor, Ghana. On this dirty patch a tree once stood shedding incense on the infant corn: its boughs stretched (...)

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