Books in category Poetry – African

  • Night in a White Wood

    Night in a White Wood
    Jacqueline Hoefer

    It is certainly why I write poetry." *** JACQUELINE HOEFER's publications include "Imagining the Garden," a book of poems; "Weather Songs," three poems set to music by Lanham Deal; and critical essays on contemporary writers, among them, …

  • Oleander

    Fiona Zerbst

    Oleander charts experiences through which the self may be transformed. Ever since her first collection. Parting Shots (1991). I have been a devoted fan of Fiona Zerbst's work. With Oleander, her fourth collection.

  • Empty Words

    Empty Words
    Silent Creek

    The world has been set on fire by not only the current wars over resources but also natural disasters like the Tsunami dominate today's times. Read how world leaders exploit any event to push through their hidden agendas.

  • Removing

    Melissa Butler


  • Stray

    Bernard Farai Matambo

    This collection delicately examines the theme of migration—migration in a literal, geographic sense; migration of language from one lexicon to another; migration of a poem toward prose—and the instability of the creative experience in …

  • Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu

    Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu
    Ann Biersteker, Ibrahim Noor Shariff

    The poems contained in this work were transmitted and preserved by speakers of Kiswahili and later collected and preserved by scholars. Chapter One contains the edited poems; Chapter Two consists of the translations.

  • Lamentations from Sikaman

    Lamentations from Sikaman
    James Amoateng

    But no, that is reality. It tells me about the complexities of life. Put simply, all that glitters is not gold."More precisely, one of the poems tells the tale of a man who leaves his wife for a younger woman.

  • Predicaments

    Francis B. Nyamnjoh

    In this juvenalia, his first collection of poems, Francis Nyamnjoh takes the reader back in time, even as the past catches up with the present, to show how unchanging and even painful life can be.

  • Poems on Various Subjects Religious and Moral EasyRead Large Bold Edition

    Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (EasyRead Large Bold Edition)
    Phillis Wheatley

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  • Matins noirs

    Matins noirs
    Karfa Diallo

    Loin de la complainte des martyrs et des certitudes de héros, Karfa Diallo revisite la tragédie nègre en la situant dans un 21ème siècle en quête d’espérance.

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