AFRICA by El Sane Ken Silencer

Africa. I know of this pretty-natured woman Created with dark complexion Whose heart is über white and smiles Blessed with many blessings … Many daughters and sons as known Has Africa, in renown And many others Africa has produced greater… But the children hated their mother’s colour And her culture...

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OUR ARTIFICIAL AFRICA: by Oppong Clifford Benjamin

When the birds were heard rapping Stead of singing and wings flapping It was obvious some things had gone wrong And nature wouldn’t have them to its belong When Coca Cola replaced coconut Our women dress fine, somewhat Men feel more presentable in suit and tie Take every drink with...

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SEASON OF NO LIGHT: by Olajide Teniola

Behold the night As black as the sour-faced tar Harvest season for soul hunters Behold the night I say, season without light Enthralled uncanny feeling On the residents of the street As they brandished Their shiny weapons of destruction Behold the night I say, season without light Lives sent on...

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BLACK ANTS: Ndukwo Kalu Ugah

A quest in every land Accepting slavery without protest, You peep into the dinner table of your land; Inhabiting many a forest. The sun grazes you so black while in search for food, In between life’s race-track Hunger has grimmed you good. It rains often, thunders and you’re not back...

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