Literary Zone

Poetry: The Fourth Blind Man of Hindustan

The Fourth Blind Man of Hindustan By Fayia Sellu, USA Orwell couldn’t see, yet understand The fourth blind man of Hindustan What happened to (...)

| June 2018 | 4462 views

Profile: Ngugi Wa Thiongo

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o born 5 January 1938) is a Kenyan writer, formerly working in English and now working in Gĩkũyũ. His work includes novels, plays, short stories, (...)

| May 2018 | 7161 views

Poetry: The Belly Remains

The Belly Remains By Tchicaya U Tam’si, Democratic Republic of Congo. Sure the belly remains chaste under a treasure of white bones then open (...)

| April 2018 | 11062 views

Poetry: We Have Come Home

We Have Come Home By Lenrie Peters, Banjul, The Gambia.* We have come home From the bloodless wars With sunken hearts (...)

| April 2018 | 9929 views

Poetry:Agony of the Fatherland

By Kellie Keita, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. From the east or west, they are all the same; methods diverging but motives akin Fair is foul and foul is fair Macbe

| March 2018 | 5799 views

Oracle of the Povo

By Dambudzo Marechera (RIP), Harare, Zimbabwe. Her vision’s scrubland Of out-of-work heroes Who yesterday a country won And today poverty (...)

| March 2018 | 8910 views

Ghanaian Writer Ayi Kwei Armah Speaks

Ayi Kwei Armah (born 1939) is a notable Ghanaian writer. Early life and education Born to Fante-speaking parents, and descending on his father’s side (...)

| February 2018 | 5826 views

Poetry: We Rise Again

We Rise Again By Jacob Palmer, New Jersey, USA. I saw the morning sun rising from its night-time slumber Peeping through the mountain peaks and (...)

| January 2018 | 8297 views

Poetry: The culture of peeping

The Culture of Peeping By Moses Kainwo, Freetown. 1. Eyes The young are short-sighted from seeing too much, The old are long-sighted from seeing (...)

| September 2017 | 5869 views

Poetry: Mystic Man

Mystic Man By Peter Tosh, Jamaica. I’m a mystic man (such a mystic man) I’m just a mystic man (mystic man) I man don’t (I man don’t I man don’t) I (...)

| September 2017 | 5900 views

Poetry: Pigdom

Pigdom By Gibril Gbanabome Koroma, Canada. Pigs eating shit Shit eating pigs Again! Pigs eating shit Shit eating pigs Klin klon klin (...)

| July 2017 | 5592 views