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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 | 1257 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 | 1208 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 | 1081 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 | 1425 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 | 1015 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 | 1088 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 | 853 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 | 1531 views

Poetry: Ministers to the Toothless

Poetry: Ministers to the Toothless

Ministers to the Toothless By Taban Lo Liyong When I am old and my teeth are gone or rotted Let me age away near KFC or MacDonald’s hotel: (...)

| October 2011 | 732 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 | 4505 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 | 1155 views

Short Story-Journey into the Unknown

Short Story-Journey into the Unknown

By Hilda Goitsemang Busani, Gaborone, Botswana. Edited by Bakar Mansaray, PV Special Correspondent, Edmonton, Canada. Part 1: Childhood Experiences (...)

| August 2011 | 831 views