Category: Daily Poem

Africa  wake up

By Alagie Muhammed Jaiteh The Spectrum Poet It’s high time we ended The most bitter of all times That washes away African child’s dreams The ethnic contestation That buried his brethren From Rwanda to Kenya It’s high time we ended The most bitter of all times Sorry stories of an African child The robbery in…

Oga or Ogre?

By Sheriff Bojang Today he’s all Santa Tomorrow, all Satan Dancing, On Ezekiel’s field of dry bones Today he is all black Tomorrow, all white Today he is all for peace Tomorrow, all for war Today he is all about tomorrow Tomorrow, all about yesterday Today he’s a jaded Casanova Tomorrow, St John, The Chaste…

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’…