Literary Zone

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 (...)

| March 2018 | 8087 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 (...)

| February 2018 | 5039 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 (...)

| January 2018 | 7649 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 | 5250 views

Poetry: Mystic Man

Poetry: Mystic Man

Mystic Man By Peter Tosh, Jamaica. I’m a mystic man (such a mystic man) I’m just a mystic man (mystic man) I man don’t (I man (...)

| September 2017 | 5287 views

Poetry: What is the Word

Poetry: What is the Word

What is the Word By Samuel Beckett for Joe Chaikin folly - folly for to - for to - what is the word - folly from this - all this - folly from all this - (...)

| August 2017 | 7803 views

Poetry: Pigdom

Poetry: Pigdom

Pigdom By Gibril Gbanabome Koroma, Canada. Pigs eating shit Shit eating pigs Again! Pigs eating shit Shit eating pigs Klin klon klin Whores (...)

| July 2017 | 5146 views

Poetry: To Schizoid Man

Poetry: To Schizoid Man

To Schizoid Man By Fayia Sellu, California, USA. Pulsating the organs of Post-truth Either for battle or prattle Secreting oceans of prussic acid in (...)

| June 2017 | 6663 views

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 (...)

| May 2017 | 4662 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 (...)

| May 2017 | 3828 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 (...)

| April 2017 | 11991 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 (...)

| February 2017 | 3950 views