Category: Daily Poem

Gambia Nice

Nice is not nice, sad is sad, brutal is brutal Intimidation, insults, threats, beatings and arrest Rape, torture, forced-disappearance and murder Night so dark and impenetrable no one noticed Mass graduates in all disciplines heeming ‘ataya’ With degrees in hand fanning furrno Employment seen at the furthest galaxy far, far away But will the ‘backway’…

Before I die…

By Jama Jack Treat me right… Make me feel it before others do I’m going to die a digital death News on the Internet even before my neighbour knows Facebook, Twitter, Instagram beating Teletext You’ll rush to change your profile pic Before you let a tear fall Making the world know how ‘shocked’ you are…

By Abdoulie Jallow Look how she does the go-go it grips me when she moves so slow…slowly, and that’s the motto matching the skills of a maestro Wait! It is, but just a test for the gallatic go-go contest the rest can eat, sit and rest for by far, you are the best Looks like…

VEILED PATRIOTISM

David Kujabi Truth is universal, it is eternal You could keep it away a while But can’t have it forever hidden You are what you are Pretend to be anything else You may succeed but only a while For as sure as daylight After a dark night The true you shall be unveiled As we…

By Akwad Nano She requested a poem Words begin to tom-tom Her name I voice a psalm A lover totem like Akwad la emblem She’s essentially of essence like my spex That solutes Gibran Talib la essay Her condemn for tribal and racial conjugation Consoles me like kissy-kissy Jammeh Saikou la mansa comprehension She is…

By Malik Kah I’m confused I confessed Behind the serenity Serendipity I’m a simpleton Sensing blood and gore As militants draw daggers Snarling With innuendos The spirit of hope Of the coalition Leading to collusion The Constitution Is the victim of the coalition / confusion As collusion Not conclusive As it’s not inclusive All the…

So long a poem

The razzmatazz in the music house suddenly died down, leaving in its wake a throttle and miffed voice; proclaiming peace please, piece things together, for we are all one and the same. And there and then, an innocuous speaker stood up to clear his throat before uttering: ‘ladies and gentlemen, we’ve discovered the solution; I’m…