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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 | 1210 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 | 1379 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 | 1019 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 | 1156 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 | 1545 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 | 1009 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 | 1673 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 | 928 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 | 1135 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 | 903 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 | 2661 views