African Poems

African Poems Poems

1.
John Pepper Clark (Abiku)

Coming and going these several seasons,
Do stay out of the baobab tree,
Follow where you please your kindred spirits
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2.
Kofi Awoonor (Song Of Sorrow)

Dzogbese Lisa has treated me thus

It has led me among the sharps of the forest
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3.
Christopher Okigbo (Hurrah For Thunder)

WHATEVER happened to the elephant –
Hurrah for Thunder –
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4.
Antonio Jacinto (Letter From A Contract Worker)

I wanted to write you a letter
my love,
a letter that would tell
of this desire
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5.
Christopher Okigbo (The Passage)

BEFORE YOU, my mother Idoto,
Naked I stand;
Before your weary presence,
A prodigal
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African Poems Comments

Richardson Greg 13 May 2013

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

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Beaton Galafa 13 April 2014

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

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lia 05 September 2021

Doesnt really talk about africa

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Kofi Awoonor 23 July 2021

Song of sorrow

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Kofi Awoonor 23 July 2021

Song of sorrow

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Very good collection of poems

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G. Akanji Olaniyi 11 May 2015

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

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