African Poems

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  • Yehualashet Teshome (5/17/2020 11:59:00 AM)

    Very good collection of poems

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  • Onuora Ilodibe (6/16/2016 1:45:00 AM)

    Great post wartime poem.. The poor masses are the expendables and actual casualties....event about to repeat itself cause we refuse to listen to one another

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  • G. Akanji Olaniyi (5/11/2015 3:02:00 PM)

    Africa in real picture! ! ! Hope to enjoy them!

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  • Beaton Galafa (4/13/2014 4:11:00 AM)

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

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  • 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

Antonio Jacinto (Letter From A Contract Worker)

I wanted to write you a letter
my love,
a letter that would tell
of this desire
to see you
of this fear
of losing you
of this more than benevolence that I feel
of this indefinable ill that pursues me
of this yearning to which I live in total surrender …

I wanted to write you a letter
my love,
a letter of intimate secrets,
a letter of memories of you,
of you
of your lips red as henna
of your hair black as mud
of your eyes sweet as honey
of your breasts hard as wild orange
of your lynx gait
and of your caresses
such that I ...

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