Literary Zone

Short Story: The Escape

Short Story: The Escape

The Escape By Bakar Mansaray, Toronto. Allie Rainbow and Sheku, like most of the residents of the town of Karina went to bed exhausted after celebrating (...)

| March 2008 | 548 views

Poetry: Cantico del Sole

Poetry: Cantico del Sole

Cantico del Sole By Ezra Pound(1885-1972) The thought of what America would be like If the Classics had a wide circulation Troubles my sleep, (...)

| February 2008 | 417 views

Ancestral Heartbeat

Ancestral Heartbeat

Indignity gobbles a resentful cup of agbo mixture As oppression’s mental chains scar-tissue rupture. Redemption from scorpion whips, at summer-heat (...)

| February 2008 | 449 views

Short Story: 7:20 in the Morning

Short Story: 7:20 in the Morning

7:20 in the Morning (Sequel to Mud House-Thatch Roof) By Bakar Mansaray(alias Samory), Toronto. Bai Maro’s first thoughts about going to primary (...)

| February 2008 | 6401 views

Short Story: Mud House-Thatch Roof

Short Story: Mud House-Thatch Roof

Mud House - Thatch Roof By Bakar Mansaray, Toronto. Episode 1 The story of the boy, Bai Maro, began during a period of mild tropical weather when most (...)

| January 2008 | 1070 views

Short story: Harvest of Hate

Short story: Harvest of Hate

Harvest of Hate By Roland Bankole Marke My name is Mary Bangura, although I was born and baptized Mary Talabi James, at Saint John’s (...)

| January 2008 | 631 views

Poetry: Death Dies Everytime We Die

Poetry: Death Dies Everytime We Die

Death Dies Everytime We Die By Gbanabom Hallowell. (for Victor Fashole Luke) I know that my breast is on fire but I pretend not to know I know that (...)

| January 2008 | 437 views

Poetry-Ancient Egyptian Love Poem

Poetry-Ancient Egyptian Love Poem

Love Poem Oh! when my lady comes, And I with love behold her, I take her to my beating heart And in my arms enfold her; My heart is filled with (...)

| December 2007 | 1198 views

Poetry—All voices become hoarse

Poetry—All voices become hoarse

All Voices Become Hoarse. By Sipho Sepamla step by step we rise as the goldminers dig deeper and deeper moment to moment we live as the (...)

| November 2007 | 946 views

Poetry: Kobba to Kobola

Poetry: Kobba to Kobola

Kobba to Kobola By Jonathan Peters, USA. For seka ilehkshorn Big man lors irehkshorn Kornvat pan wi to John Kobba Nehks tin, Kobba torn Kobola (...)

| October 2007 | 1723 views

Poetry: From Rain to Rain

Poetry: From Rain to Rain

From Rain to Rain By Karamoh Kabba, USA. It rains fervidly at every sunset. Small, medium and large cylinders burst in skyward fireballs triggered by (...)

| October 2007 | 633 views