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Poetry: The Fourth Blind Man of Hindustan

Poetry: The Fourth Blind Man of Hindustan

The Fourth Blind Man of Hindustan By Fayia Sellu, USA Orwell couldn’t see, yet understand The fourth blind man of Hindustan What happened to (...)

| 1 month ago | 1183 views

Profile: Ngugi Wa Thiongo

Profile: Ngugi Wa Thiongo

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o born 5 January 1938) is a Kenyan writer, formerly working in English and now working in Gĩkũyũ. His work (...)

| 2 months ago | 4047 views

Poetry: Ministers to the Toothless

Poetry: Ministers to the Toothless

Ministers to the Toothless By Taban Lo Liyong When I am old and my teeth are gone or rotted Let me age away near KFC or MacDonald’s hotel: (...)

| 3 months ago | 3288 views

Poetry: The Belly Remains

Poetry: The Belly Remains

The Belly Remains By Tchicaya U Tam’si, Democratic Republic of Congo. Sure the belly remains chaste under a treasure of white bones then (...)

| 4 months ago | 9332 views

Poetry: We Have Come Home

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 Our (...)

| 4 months ago | 7401 views

Poetry-The Breast of the Sea

Poetry-The Breast of the Sea

The Breast of the Sea By Syl Cheney-Coker, Freetown, Sierra Leone. After our bloody century, the sea will groan under its weight, somewhere between (...)

| 5 months ago | 3496 views

Poetry:Agony of the Fatherland

Poetry:Agony of the Fatherland

By Kellie Keita, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. From the east or west, they are all the same ; methods diverging but motives akin Fair is foul and foul is (...)

| 5 months ago | 4355 views

Oracle of the Povo

Oracle of the Povo

By Dambudzo Marechera (RIP), Harare, Zimbabwe. Her vision’s scrubland Of out-of-work heroes Who yesterday a country won And today poverty (...)

| 5 months ago | 7089 views

Ghanaian Writer Ayi Kwei Armah Speaks

Ghanaian Writer Ayi Kwei Armah Speaks

Ayi Kwei Armah (born 1939) is a notable Ghanaian writer. Early life and education Born to Fante-speaking parents, and descending on his father’s (...)

| 2 February | 4246 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 January | 7003 views

Poetry: The culture of peeping

Poetry: The culture of peeping

The Culture of Peeping By Moses Kainwo, Freetown. 1. Eyes The young are short-sighted from seeing too much, The old are long-sighted from seeing so (...)

| September 2017 | 4723 views