A green weblog of creative, Africa-inspired writing. Celebrating heroes and family.
13 September 2019
The harvest, a poem by Rethabile Masilo
The sun has burned her brown, with dark marks upon her lips of words not to forget, the way trees remember to be willows and in the yar...
11 September 2019
A moment of silence, a poem by Emmanuel Ortiz
The 11th of September, dubbed nine-eleven by many, was a horrendous day that I think I will remember for the rest of my days. Here are the ...
6 September 2019
Zimbabwe, a poem by Rethabile Masilo
—for Charity and Francis Matyaka They occupy the street like fan club members and chant against the paucity of grey men. My father died...
4 September 2019
Happy Birthday, Richard Wright!
Richard Nathaniel Wright (born on 4 September 1908, died on 28 November 1960) was an African-American writer. He wrote about racialism in...
30 August 2019
Poem of disconnected parts, by Robert Pinsky
At Robben Island the political prisoners studied. They coined the motto Each one Teach one. In Argentina the torturers demanded the pris...
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