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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 (...)

| 2 weeks ago | 653 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, (...)

| 1 month ago | 946 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, (...)

| 2 months ago | 1329 views

Poetry: Oaklandish

Poetry: Oaklandish

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

| 4 months ago | 1798 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 (...)

| 5 months ago | 2453 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 (...)

| 5 months ago | 2159 views

Poetry: A Pandemic Voice

Poetry: A Pandemic Voice

A Pandemic Voice By Mohamed Gibril Sesay, Freetown, Sierra Leone. A pandemic voice Vector of diseased words Like virus of Zika Giving birth to small (...)

| August 2016 | 2505 views

Poetry: Not Even These Lines

Poetry: Not Even These Lines

Not Even These Lines By Willie James King, USA. We are spared nothing Yusef says in " Landscape for the Disappeared" and somehow I believe him now, (...)

| July 2016 | 2379 views

Poetry: Holy Freetown

Poetry: Holy Freetown

Holy Freetown By Gibril G. Koroma, Vancouver, Canada. Holy Freetown holy holy holy Holy creatures of the night holy holy holy Ah the rotten (...)

| June 2016 | 2603 views

Novel: Molloy

Novel: Molloy

Molloy By Samuel Beckett. The Sucking Stones sequence. I took advantage of being at the seaside to lay in a store of sucking-stones. They were pebbles (...)

| June 2016 | 2046 views

Poetry: Mime and Burnishment

Poetry: Mime and Burnishment

Mime and Burnishment By Fayia Sellu, USA.* Like a cupboard Was obliged to hold The overstrained, verging On hypochondria, scaffolding The 1860s stench of (...)

| May 2016 | 2768 views