Literary Zone

Poetry: Toward Un-Epiphanies

Toward Un-Epiphanies By Fayia Sellu, California, USA. America longs for the days, when her Conscience was tardy; but in attendance Begrudgingly, (...)

| January 2017 | 4392 views

Poetry: A glimpse of time

A Glimpse of Time By Saidu Bangura, Praia, Cape Verde. (...)

| December 2016 | 4696 views

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 | 3763 views

Poetry: Oaklandish

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

| September 2016 | 3607 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 | 3749 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 | 4135 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 | 3915 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 | 4097 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 | 4392 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 | 3999 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 | 3416 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 | 3599 views