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SINS OF THE MASTERS ll

These cumulative atrocities went unpunished And they persisted without atonement Now we co-exist cheek by jowl with the masters Telling us to let bygones be bygones To forget...

My new graduates

By Baba Sawo Conferred on you is a label Much of which stands whilst able Coming this far, indeed a struggle You muffled, mumbled and kept within rubbles Walk tall...

The world becomes an irony

By Omar Sarr Two great powers The night and the day Fighting an endless battle To rule the earth and space The birth of the sun Is the weapon of...

The perilous journey

By Ousman Drammeh Oh, Mauritanian Sea Have you turned to become a red sea? Why should you drink The blood of adolescents Who had never stolen? Even a saliva of...

I keep rising

I keep rising

The Faraba incident

By Muhammad Basiru Gambia The Legal Hustler I say it is so painful If am quiet, they say am not merciful If I say it louder, some will say am...

My Ginger

I longed for your warmth around my fingers I missed the heat that soothes my chest Leaves me sweating And yearning for more Why do you burn so...

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...

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,...

Barrel of a pen

My pen is limping Vomiting but no ink The silence from a weapon A weapon of truth or falsehood The barrel of a pen With salvos of silence sound The...

Toils of marriage

Back and forth, she goes in and out On her back, she kept her child tight Its head popping up 'n' down as she strides In her...

EF Small: The candlelight

About you many are silent And on you all should look at, putting on their lenses You are the candlelight That our nation, you put through the...

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