CALL FOR POEMS: BEST “NEW” AFRICAN POETS 2017 ANTHOLOGY

We are calling for BEST 1-3 poems per poet from Africa (living in Africa) or of African diasporas (one of the parents originated from Africa) to be included in BEST “NEW” AFRICAN POETS 2017 ANTHOLOGY. Poems of any topic, form…preferably

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LEARNING FROM THE PANTHERS: a poetic biography

by Chandramohan S   Why do you write panther poetry? I write panther poetry –people have the right to bear arms. 1. Panthers aren’t extinct. They prowl in the dense jungles. They are disciplined men. They upset the natural order

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Utopia

by Zahraa’ Khaki   “Utopia” They said. Utopia i believed. Then I heard Your mutilated cry And echoed scream Rush through a portal From an unseen realm Of dead embers and red smoke and bones clinging desperately to shreds of

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Two poems by Nabeela Kajee

Freedom Let them not say we did not try that morning we awoke to a new country it was the inauguration of the day the softest blossoms lined the streets in the background dawn ushered in a new awakening crisp

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The Past

by Sarah Frost   What were you thinking, mother When you handed me the slim rectangular package containing a watch, for my tenth birthday as I came to your bed that lonely winter morning? I was mute with my longing

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