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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 | 910 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 | 1041 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 | 1400 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 | 903 views

Poem in Krio: Wata Na Dak Ples

Poem in Krio: Wata Na Dak Ples

Wata Na Dak Ples By Les Rickford, USA. to mi, na wan gren poem dae na worl yu go jes dae rayt am normor tae go tae ning nang tem dae i go tae yu nor (...)

| September 2010 | 1555 views

Poetry: The Day God Winked

Poetry: The Day God Winked

The Day God Winked By Fayia Sellu, California, USA. January 6th, 1999. The sun was hung-over Groggily it stumbled to its place The national treasury (...)

| August 2010 | 830 views

Poetry: Here in Romarong

Poetry: Here in Romarong

Here in Romarong By Saidu Bangura, Praia, Cape Verde. Here in Romarong , this is all you see- groups of people recounting sweet happenings as they (...)

| August 2010 | 1020 views

Poetry in Krio: Pati Gbos Gbos

Poetry in Krio: Pati Gbos Gbos

Snapshot: Pati Gbos Gbos By Les Rickford, USA. so wi dae na di pati oh mi tinap mi man lap na im wan oda bra grap bigin mek yap yap dem bonga raray (...)

| August 2010 | 812 views

Poetry-Down with Colonialism

Poetry-Down with Colonialism

Down with Colonialism By I T A Wallace-Johnson. God bless our valiant mosquitoes Which chased away our foes; And saved our land from pirates’ (...)

| July 2010 | 2515 views

For the lady that I can't help but love

For the lady that I can’t help but love

By Eternal Sunshine, USA. I have watched you with other guys, wondering why you have let them treat you the way they do...they came as missionaries, with (...)

| April 2010 | 744 views

Passion of Love – Part 1

Passion of Love – Part 1

By Lans Omar, Winnipeg. December 31st, 1985. In a household at Aberdeen, Freetown, Victor Brown, 25, a fresh graduate from Fourah Bay College, was busily (...)

| March 2010 | 808 views