Literary Zone

Poetry-Before Independence

Poetry-Before Independence

Before Independence By Josephine Ansumana, Freetown, Sierra Leone. We had... Paved roads, steel bridges and galvanized jetties Before independence (...)

| July 2011 | 657 views

Poetry-Jaded Emotions

Poetry-Jaded Emotions

Jaded Emotions By Josephine Ansumana, Freetown, Sierra Leone. I Can I walk away, if I (...)

| June 2011 | 721 views

Poetry-Yanda Swit Oh!

Poetry-Yanda Swit Oh!

Yanda Swit Oh! A poem in Krio by Les Rickford, Texas, USA. yanda swit oh i swit to yong boy lekke dem fah wey fos wol kontri wey, yu noh go dae wan (...)

| May 2011 | 771 views

Poetry: Be Still, Sierra Leone

Poetry: Be Still, Sierra Leone

By Patricia Ngadie Baby Bashiru-Kargbo, Germany. Email: ya_bakie@yahoo.co.uk Be Still Sierra Leone Sierra Leone my blessed land; throughout creation (...)

| April 2011 | 809 views

Short Story-Zambuga Zambedi

Short Story-Zambuga Zambedi

Zambuga Zambedi A short story by Gibril Gbanabome Koroma PV CEO/Publisher Author’s note: This is a work of fiction, not an autobiography or (...)

| April 2011 | 963 views

Poetry: Waiting for Spring

Poetry: Waiting for Spring

Waiting for Spring By Fayia Sellu, California, USA. I thirsted for spring Like I hungered for rain In another lifetime Beating the red earth Effusing (...)

| March 2011 | 614 views

Poetry: Africa Unite

Poetry: Africa Unite

Africa unite By Bob Marley Ziya-po ya-ya, pa-pa-ya-pa! Ti-da-lee, na po-po pu-du-loo! Ste-na-peh na-na po po-ro po! Africa unite: ’Cause (...)

| December 2010 | 757 views

Poetry in Krio: Savis Man Krai

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 | 1015 views

Poetry-Red Utopia

Poetry-Red Utopia

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

| September 2010 | 647 views