Literary Zone

Poetry in Krio: Savis Man Krai

Savis Man Krai, (a poem in Krio, Sierra Leone’s lingua franca, by Les Rickford, USA). aaaaiy savisman bet im finga i krai i’ala wai i krai (...)

| October 2010 | 1951 views

Poetry-Red Utopia

Red Utopia By Saidu Bangura, Praia, Cape Verde. “But somehow we survive severance, desperation, loss” Dennis Brutus. Peace – the all (...)

| September 2010 | 1254 views

Poem in Krio: Wata Na Dak Ples

Wata Na Dak Ples By Les Rickford, USA. to mi, na wan gren poem dae na worl yu go jes dae rayt am normor tae go tae ning nang tem dae i go (...)

| September 2010 | 1905 views

Poetry: The Day God Winked

The Day God Winked By Fayia Sellu, California, USA. January 6th, 1999. The sun was hung-over Groggily it stumbled to its place The national (...)

| August 2010 | 1127 views

Poetry: Here in Romarong

Here in Romarong By Saidu Bangura, Praia, Cape Verde. Here in Romarong , this is all you see- groups of people recounting sweet happenings as (...)

| August 2010 | 1430 views

Poetry in Krio: Pati Gbos Gbos

Snapshot: Pati Gbos Gbos By Les Rickford, USA. so wi dae na di pati oh mi tinap mi man lap na im wan oda bra grap bigin mek yap yap (...)

| August 2010 | 1092 views

Poetry-Down with Colonialism

Down with Colonialism By I T A Wallace-Johnson. God bless our valiant mosquitoes Which chased away our foes; And saved our land from pirates’ (...)

| July 2010 | 3161 views

For the lady that I can’t help but love

By Eternal Sunshine, USA. I have watched you with other guys, wondering why you have let them treat you the way they do...they came as missionaries, (...)

| April 2010 | 1001 views

Passion of Love – Part 1

By Lans Omar, Winnipeg. December 31st, 1985. In a household at Aberdeen, Freetown, Victor Brown, 25, a fresh graduate from Fourah Bay College, was (...)

| March 2010 | 1073 views

Poetry: Old Pa Demba’s House: Judgement Day

Old Pa Demba’s House: Judgement Day Mohamed Kunowah-Tinu Kiellow, The Netherlands Cunning Rabbit: A chicken that does not hear the shh-language (...)

| December 2009 | 1032 views

Poetry-A Note to a friend (Part 2)

A Note to a Friend— Part II By Josephine Ansumana, Freetown, Sierra Leone. I “Maybe you resist falling in (...)

| November 2009 | 891 views