Literature in Africa remains a war zone for conflicting ideas on what makes the very term- literature- African. Often, writers are torn between two contradicting views that have dominated the discourse since independence. There is a cross-section of writers that believes African literature to be just works written in African languages, and another that…
Dark blood/spilt out of his skull:/a chamber’s secrets. Poems by Geralyn Pinto.
I want to be a woman like my hair/She says/Wild and untamed/What’s stopping you?/ Life. Poems by Robyn Stephenson.
There are only the footprints of Fedayeen rifles/ Fraud of mask in a series of cold-blooded peace talks/A harsh betrayal, bitter stream of tears flood a nation. Poem by Pitambar Naik.
A promise of hope and dreams/I am black and beautiful/from things pure and wonderful, I am a child of Africa. Poems by Fejiro Ibuje.