Literary Zone

Poetry: Homeward

Homeward By Bassey Ikpi, USA Bassey Ikpi, a Nigerian-born but America-raised poet, captures audiences with her spoken word ode to her grandmother in (...)

| August 2019 | 1953 views

Poetry: I am an African

I am an African By Puno Selesho South Africa’s complex social and political legacies have led to a diverse range of identities, an idea Puno Selesho (...)

| August 2019 | 1973 views

Poetry: Death at the Derby

Death at the Derby By Willie James King, USA. The horse with the broken ankle bowed, after dust settled, to all who stood before it, as it (...)

| August 2019 | 5993 views

Poetry: The Last Salsa in New York

The Last Salsa in New York By fayia sellu, Berkeley, USA. Fishes are not the only things That pass under the Brooklyn Bridge O! the hearts (...)

| August 2019 | 7916 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 (...)

| August 2019 | 12678 views

Poetry—The Biggest Questions

The Biggest Questions By Mohamed Kunowah-Tinu Kiellow, The Netherlands. Where were You? When there was love in their eyes when innocent love (...)

| August 2019 | 1498 views

Poetry---The Changing Face of God

By Mohamed Boye Jalloh-Jamboria. THE CHANGING FACE OF GOD (A LAMENTATION FROM THE OTHER FACES OF THE WORLD) WE ARE WORLDS APART ;YET SO NEAR, (...)

| August 2019 | 1363 views

Poetry: Night Shift Workers

’Nightshift Workers’ is a meditation on the travails of members of the world’s oldest profession.At the best of times, this is a profession that entails a lot (...)

| August 2019 | 2951 views

Poetry by Mxolisi Nyezwa

Mxolisi Nyezwa is the editor of Kotaz, a truly multilingual South African journal. He was born in 1967, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He (...)

| August 2019 | 1740 views

Poetry: Sallay Kama Sallay

Sallay Kama Sallay* By Moses Kainwo, Freetown, Sierra Leone Sallay kama sallay! Bosway! Bosway! Sallay kama sallay! Bosway! Bosway! (...)

| August 2019 | 4621 views

Poetry: Demo(n)Crazy

Demo(n)Crazy Democratically undemocratic Or undemocratically democratic? That’s the question! Before elections, power is sought from below (...)

| August 2019 | 951 views

Poetry: Life within the walls of time

Life within the walls of time Lines written after reading news of the arrest of fake Law Professor in Sierra Leone by the Anti-Corruption Commission. By (...)

| July 2019 | 1326 views