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Poetry: Lakayana

Poetry: Lakayana

Lakayana By Gibril Koroma, Vancouver, Canada. See me Lakayana with my spear Give me my knife, the knife which the old man gave me The old man who ate (...)

| April 2012 | 2975 views

Poetry: My Sacred Ballot

Poetry: My Sacred Ballot

My Sacred Ballot By Roland Bankole Marke, Florida, USA. My right to vote symbolizes the sacred-Cow. As this whispering intuition blooms wisdom I abhor (...)

| April 2012 | 1502 views

Poetry: Africa

Poetry: Africa

Africa By Arnis Vilks, Germany.* Continent of wonders, continent of hope, continent of fear, and continent of chaos ...like life itself. (...)

| April 2012 | 1494 views

Poetry: Seven Days

Poetry: Seven Days

Seven Days By Juliane Okot Bitek, Vancouver, Canada.* A delicate hand holds a fan Evokes memories of a lover’s performance Tell me Tell me (...)

| March 2012 | 1443 views

Poetry: Kperterkple Serenade

Poetry: Kperterkple Serenade

Kperterkple Serenade (excerpt) By Atukwei Okai, Accra, Ghana. III make room in your inn for me – I know: when karl marx grabbed his bibliography (...)

| February 2012 | 1313 views

I opened my window at the bottom of the sea

I opened my window at the bottom of the sea

I opened my window at the bottom of the sea By Elvis Gbanabom Hallowell, Freetown, Sierra Leone. I opened my window at the bottom of the sea To listen (...)

| January 2012 | 1654 views

Poetry-Rise Up and Walk Upright

Poetry-Rise Up and Walk Upright

“Rise up and Walk Upright” By Roland Bankole-Marke, PV Deputy Editor. She gave me my primal breath and key to life And anointed me in dainty (...)

| December 2011 | 1236 views

Poetry-Skirt

Poetry-Skirt

Skirt By Niyi Osundare Come, Sweetheart Come tonight Let’s meet in the elbow Of the street Skip all care Breach all walls Jump over the (...)

| November 2011 | 1406 views

Poetry: On a day like this

Poetry: On a day like this

Editor’s Note: This poem was written when Barack Obama became the first black president of the United States of America in 2008. On A Day Like This (...)

| November 2011 | 1082 views

Short story-Red Apple

Short story-Red Apple

Editor’s note: This story was first published in January 2006. The author, Karamoh(photo), is now a government official in Freetown. By Karamoh (...)

| October 2011 | 1793 views

Poetry-Adumaradan

Poetry-Adumaradan

Adumaradan By Niyi Osundare Adumaradan Your love engulfs me As the harmattan overwhelms the heat I will pledge a thousand favours to the wind To (...)

| September 2011 | 4731 views

Short Story-Journey into the Unknown(Final)

Short Story-Journey into the Unknown(Final)

By Hilda Goitsemang Busani, Gaborone, Botswana. Edited by Bakar Mansaray, PV special correspondent, Edmonton, Canada Chapter 3 New Experiences The bus (...)

| August 2011 | 1374 views