IN AFRICA

[caption id="attachment_8949" align="aligncenter" width="377"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [In Africa][/caption]Lions will roar me lullabies Dark nights will bring me fireflies Gazelles stride the savannah Monkey hunts for banana Kilimanjaro sits with his head...

DRIED ROOTS

[caption id="attachment_5879" align="aligncenter" width="382"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Dried Roots][/caption]All seem to be intoxicated by modernization, making corruptions the order of the day. Were we colonised to forget the ways of our fathers,...

DARK GIRLS

[caption id="attachment_5495" align="aligncenter" width="382"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Dark Girls][/caption]Bureaucracy of greedy county men Slaves of power Freedom of pain Shameful dark girls Resent the power of their language Discriminate the choices of...

NON-CONFORMIST

[caption id="attachment_5502" align="aligncenter" width="378"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [Non-conformist][/caption]I am a non-conformist Immune to the immunization of my Africaness In the face of globalization wind I stand unbroken like the Iroko tree I...

I WEEP BECAUSE…[2]

[caption id="attachment_4076" align="aligncenter" width="430"] www.facebook.com/WRRPoetry [I Weep Because [2]][/caption]My stance is cast, Pelt me with pebbles of hate Cast me in the armor of prejudice I shall remain the debris...