Tag: African poetry

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by Rethabile Masilo
They came from the south / holding the sun in their right hand / like an object of worship, / crossed the Mohokare into the mountains, / leather...
by Edouard Bamporiki
Usually, beloved, I crow, / And my name is Rusake the Cock, / The same one most people chow down on, / Especially my delicious neck. / I’m...
by Msandi Kababa
Hold on Women of great courage / You have held on so bravely and tirelessly / Hold on Women of great courage, hold on / / Women...
by Adamou Idé
Elle vient de si loin / Tagalakoy / Elle marche pieds nus / Tagalakoy / Elle défie la chaleur / Tagalakoy / Elle vient de si loin / Elle défie la faim / Tagalakoy / / Tagalakoy ! Tagalakoy...
by Non-Scottish anonymous
2 / termite / skyscrapers / / he tries / to separate / his / eyes / / the man / who / minds / 2 / termite / skyscrapers / / comes home / with / nothing / and / a / headache / ...
by Koumanthio Zeinab Diallo
I have dreamed for you / Friend / A beautiful moon / Beautiful as only the moon / Of my village can be / In my village where girls...
by Non-Scottish anonymous
pull / a / rope / and / the / rope / pulls / in / the / forest / and / with / the / forest / leopards / come / to / town. / ...
by Kayo Chingonyi
For the screwfaced in good shoes that paper / the walls of dance halls. I have little patience. / I say dance, not to...
by Kayo Chingonyi
For the screwfaced in good shoes that paper / the walls of dance halls. I have little patience. / I say dance, not to...
by Mririda n’Ait Attik
Grandmother, grandmother, / Since he left I think only of him / And I see him everywhere / He gave me a fine silver brooch / And when...
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