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Two Poems by Partha Sarkar

The Sacrament The starvation. A long queue. The empty bowels. The listless state. A long march. The sea crossing. The drowning of the dead. The Earth revolution. The sacrament without Bread Red wine. The Box The science. The opening. The

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Consciously Unconscious

by Meghan Venter Amathambo. Emaciated body; distorted mind. The rules of life dictate: Shut up and self medicate. Moea. Call upon a greater strength. Magical and practical, Majestically in control, Umphefumulo, soul save us. Observe. The narrative unfolds, The world

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Drift

by Zahraa’ Raadhiya Khaki After When the world shattered Into shards of stone-lode That we wore around our necks Fields charged with the blood We called mother Land A puzzle floating Heavylight as clouds And her children Fixing the rubble

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Poems: To the Memory of the Poet, Chris Zithulele Mann who Died on 10 March 2021

Chris Mann was born in Port Elizabeth in 1948 and went to school at Bishops/Diocesan College in Cape Town. He studied English and Philosophy at the University of the Witwatersrand, and went to Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar where

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Kendeka Prize for African Literature

Nairobi, February 24, 2021 Announcement of Judges Kendeka Prize for African Literature is honoured to announce Lucas Wafula (Kenya), Renee Edwige Dro (Côte d’Ivoire) and Remy Ngamije (Namibia) as the judges for the 2021 prize. The Panel will be chaired

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