African Poems

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  • Rookie - 1 Points Beaton Galafa (4/13/2014 4:11:00 AM)

    Can you add as many Niyi Osundare poems as you can please?

  • Rookie Richardson Greg (5/13/2013 5:03:00 PM)

    New and refreshing. A great depiction of tribal life in Africa.

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Best Poem of African Poems

Kofi Awoonor (Song Of Sorrow)

Dzogbese Lisa has treated me thus

It has led me among the sharps of the forest

Returning is not possible

And going forward is a great difficulty

The affairs of this world are like the chameleon faeces

Into which I have stepped

When I clean it cannot go.



I am on the world's extreme corner,

I am not sitting in the row with the eminent

But those who are lucky

Sit in the middle and forget

I am on the world's extreme corner

I can only go beyond and forget.



My people, I have been ...

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