Prose & Poetry

I Am an African

My body has frozen in our frosts and in our latter-day snows. It has thawed in the warmth of our sunshine and melted in the heat of the midday sun....

“REVOLUTION / ARMED GUARDS / CROSS THE RIVER AFTER DARK” – YOUR CREATIVE WORD SALAD, IS A PEOPLE’S HORROR

my Dad sends me videos on Whatsapp the leader of the liberal party in Benin addresses our people on a recording from France “The new president tried to kill me. Citoyens du...

to hell with armistice (the rebellion’s official manifesto)

i. i have a gun between my legs and i’m not afraid to shoot each bullet will rip through ribcage nail your heart to your spine you’ll fall back wide eyes your own gun,...