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Poetry: The enigma of a cross

Poetry: The enigma of a cross

The Enigma of a Cross By Moses Kainwo, Freetown, Sierra Leone. Tell me, What is a cross? Is it white, is it black, Is it white and black? Is it a (...)

| 2 weeks ago | 529 views

Poetry: Howl

Poetry: Howl

Howl By Allen Ginsberg For Carl Solomon I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves (...)

| 3 weeks ago | 563 views

Poetry: Canto XLV

Poetry: Canto XLV

Canto XLV By Ezra Pound (With Usura) With usura hath no man a house of good stone each block cut smooth and well fitting that design might cover (...)

| 1 month ago | 7860 views

Poetry: We Rise Again

Poetry: We Rise Again

We Rise Again By Jacob Palmer, New Jersey, USA. I saw the morning sun rising from its night-time slumber Peeping through the mountain peaks and rolling (...)

| 1 month ago | 1896 views

Poetry: I got a glimpse of God

Poetry: I got a glimpse of God

I got a glimpse of God By Willie James King, USA. It was when I was alone in the woods I wasn’t lonely. I knew where I was. Sepia and black (...)

| 3 months ago | 2364 views

Poetry: Sallay Kama Sallay

Poetry: Sallay Kama Sallay

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

| 3 months ago | 2494 views

Poetry: Toward Un-Epiphanies

Poetry: Toward Un-Epiphanies

Toward Un-Epiphanies By Fayia Sellu, California, USA. America longs for the days, when her Conscience was tardy; but in attendance Begrudgingly, (...)

| 4 months ago | 2675 views

Poetry: A glimpse of time

Poetry: A glimpse of time

A Glimpse of Time By Saidu Bangura, Praia, Cape Verde. (...)

| 4 months ago | 2862 views

Poetry: We have no weapon for that

Poetry: We have no weapon for that

We have no weapon for that By Willie James King, USA. I wasn’t feeling at all low that day I stepped inside a buzzing bistro, penniless, (...)

| 5 months ago | 2257 views

Poetry: Oaklandish

Poetry: Oaklandish

Oaklandish By Fayia Sellu, Berkeley, California, USA. Prognosis: Like Brooklyn, Oakland will survive And thrive Post-gentrification From the (...)

| September 2016 | 2076 views

Poetry: Death at the Derby

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 always had (...)

| September 2016 | 2657 views

Poetry: Fadika

Poetry: Fadika

Fadika By Gbanabom Hallowell, Freetown. Your federal demise And the eternal Destination of this nation Speak volume To the smoke of your Human (...)

| August 2016 | 2372 views