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Poetry: A glimpse of time

Poetry: A glimpse of time

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

| December 2016 | 3306 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, (...)

| December 2016 | 2643 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 | 2443 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 | 2937 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 | 2630 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 | 2986 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 | 2835 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 | 3035 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 | 2477 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 | 3203 views

Poetry: Can you kill me?

Poetry: Can you kill me?

Can You Kill Me? By Moses Kainwo, Freetown, Sierra Leone. can you kill me tear my flesh apart smash my brain out (...)

| April 2016 | 2873 views

Poetry: Still I Rise

Poetry: Still I Rise

Still I Rise - A poem by Maya Angelou You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like (...)

| April 2016 | 2318 views