AFRICA LITERATURE VERSUS FOREIGN LITERATURE (Round 2 by Okoye Chukwudi Charles Ezeamalukwuo)

The firewood of this world Is for only those who can take heart That is why not all can gather it –Kofi Awoonor (Song of Sorrow) African literature has come a long way, from the oral forktales and moonlight stories to the expensive looking hard cover books we see on amazon.com. Yet a few Nigerians… Continue reading AFRICA LITERATURE VERSUS FOREIGN LITERATURE (Round 2 by Okoye Chukwudi Charles Ezeamalukwuo)

ASK THE WISE

Ask the morning that birthed Wise He will tell he does not know Ask him soaps and water that bathed his arts He will still tell he does not know Ask him the physical strength of man He will tell is better in stadium Ask him the spiritual strength of man He will tell is… Continue reading ASK THE WISE

EYE FOR EYE

Knave you are guilty As much as this grave Dave was innocent And brave Slender and tender Yet was forcefully surrendered And slaughtered I miss my brother And I am bothered You can cry, deny And even try and fly But you shan’t be spared Like he was speared So shall you be pierced