Literary Zone

New Novel Preserves Fading African Culture

New Novel Preserves Fading African Culture

Before the footmen of the modern world sliced through the thick jungles of Africa, it flourished unspoiled. However, since imperialism has stripped much of (...)

| April 2007 | 579 views

Poetry---Books to Glow

Poetry---Books to Glow

By Abayomi Charles Roberts Books to Glow Waiting for doctor’s diagnosis Made me quite anxious, nervous Fearing SARS or Tuberculosis Isolation (...)

| April 2007 | 406 views

Edmonton Society honours Salone Poet

Edmonton Society honours Salone Poet

By Our Correspondent Abayomi Charles Roberts stayed at the University of Alberta hospital for several days in 2005. It was on November 11, Remembrance Day (...)

| March 2007 | 586 views

 Blood Diamond Malaise

Blood Diamond Malaise

By Roland Bankole Marke Blood Diamond Malaise Wild daring (...)

| January 2007 | 852 views

Poetry---Bra Breeze.

Poetry---Bra Breeze.

Bra Breeze. By Mohamed Boye Jallo Jamboria. Look at you! Images without foundation, Born naked, to die naked. Leaping, grubbing, howling from place to (...)

| December 2006 | 774 views

Poetry-----Bamba Kayaka

Poetry-----Bamba Kayaka

Bamba Kayaka By Abayomi, Charles, Punchy Roberts. There’s a street in Salone; A street named Pademba Road, Where those who dare are barred alone. (...)

| October 2006 | 948 views

Book Review: The Wind Within: A Novel

Book Review: The Wind Within: A Novel

Review of The Wind Within: A Novel by Rachel Cecilia Jillo Massaquoi (New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2004; 189 pages, $14.95. By Lansana Gberie. The blurb (...)

| September 2006 | 578 views

African Union: AU is for Gold

African Union: AU is for Gold

By Abayomi Charles Roberts,Edmonton, Canada Go, Africa, Go! Go for gold AU is for gold; for yours is of gold. That about which has much been told Of (...)

| September 2006 | 487 views

Poetry: Airborne from Feardom: Touchdown Montreal

Poetry: Airborne from Feardom: Touchdown Montreal

Airborne from Feardom: Touchdown Montreal By Abayomi Charles Roberts (Punchy), Edmonton, Canada. Coming from across the seas Barely the clothes on my (...)

| September 2006 | 511 views

Poetry: Rhyme of the Time

Poetry: Rhyme of the Time

Rhyme of the Time By Abayomi Charles Roberts (Punchy), Edmonton, Canada Pot slows the melt after Twin Tower crumble, Perceptions, suspicions, more on (...)

| September 2006 | 570 views

Poetry----Bye Bye-oh Abayomi, Bye Bye

Poetry----Bye Bye-oh Abayomi, Bye Bye

By Gbakanda Kamara in Norway Tem don rich for go; nartin nor dae for ever Tem don rich for ask yu sef, watin yu don do for wi Tem don rich for knack (...)

| July 2006 | 711 views