Literary Zone

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 | 6622 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 | 6518 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 | 6291 views

Poetry: To Schizoid Man

To Schizoid Man By Fayia Sellu, California, USA. Pulsating the organs of Post-truth Either for battle or prattle Secreting oceans of prussic (...)

| June 2017 | 8011 views

Poetry: The enigma of a cross

The Enigma of a Cross By Moses Kainwo, Freetown, Sierra Leone. Tell me, What is a cross? Is it white, is it black, Is it white and black? Is it (...)

| May 2017 | 5426 views

Poetry: Howl

Howl By Allen Ginsberg For Carl Solomon I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves (...)

| May 2017 | 4610 views

Poetry: Canto XLV

Canto XLV By Ezra Pound (With Usura) With usura hath no man a house of good stone each block cut smooth and well fitting that design might (...)

| April 2017 | 13566 views

Poetry: I got a glimpse of God

I got a glimpse of God By Willie James King, USA. It was when I was alone in the woods I wasn’t lonely. I knew where I was. Sepia and black (...)

| February 2017 | 4727 views

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 | 4566 views

Poetry: A glimpse of time

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

| December 2016 | 4876 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 | 3937 views

Poetry: Oaklandish

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

| September 2016 | 4897 views