Literary Zone

Poetry: We have no weapon for that

We have no weapon for that By Willie James King, USA. I wasn’t feeling at all low that day I stepped inside a buzzing bistro, penniless, (...)

| December 2016 | 3822 views

Poetry: Oaklandish

Oaklandish By Fayia Sellu, Berkeley, California, USA. Prognosis: Like Brooklyn, Oakland will survive And thrive Post-gentrification From (...)

| September 2016 | 4780 views

Poetry: Fadika

Fadika By Gbanabom Hallowell, Freetown. Your federal demise And the eternal Destination of this nation Speak volume To the smoke of your (...)

| August 2016 | 4365 views

Poetry: A Pandemic Voice

A Pandemic Voice By Mohamed Gibril Sesay, Freetown, Sierra Leone. A pandemic voice Vector of diseased words Like virus of Zika Giving birth (...)

| August 2016 | 4748 views

Poetry: Not Even These Lines

Not Even These Lines By Willie James King, USA. We are spared nothing Yusef says in " Landscape for the Disappeared" and somehow I believe him (...)

| July 2016 | 3969 views

Poetry: Holy Freetown

Holy Freetown By Gibril G. Koroma, Vancouver, Canada. Holy Freetown holy holy holy Holy creatures of the night holy holy holy Ah the (...)

| June 2016 | 4153 views

Poetry: Mime and Burnishment

Mime and Burnishment By Fayia Sellu, USA.* Like a cupboard Was obliged to hold The overstrained, verging On hypochondria, scaffolding The 1860s (...)

| May 2016 | 4476 views

Poetry: Can you kill me?

Can You Kill Me? By Moses Kainwo, Freetown, Sierra Leone. can you kill me tear my flesh apart smash my brain (...)

| April 2016 | 4060 views

Poetry: Still I Rise

Still I Rise - A poem by Maya Angelou You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, (...)

| April 2016 | 3484 views

Poetry: Cidade Velha

Cidade Velha By Saidu Bangura, Praia, Cape Verde (Cabo Verde). On these shores on this soil here, at Cidade Velha my kinsmen were brought with no (...)

| February 2016 | 3700 views

Poetry: New Old Dreams

New Old Dreams By Saidu Bangura, Praia, Cape Verde. New Year, new wishes new hopes new dreams new aspirations new desires new (...)

| December 2015 | 5122 views

From Cline Town to Mount Aureol

Fourah Bay Colleg! Fourah Bay College! Fourah Bay College! Did you ever read the history of the advent of Western education and influences to West (...)

| October 2015 | 8316 views