Here is an interesting Akan tribe (Ghana) proverb: a rat says, what belongs to me, is in my stomach and not in my mouth. Explanation:
It was Israel More who said: “You should either be like the candle that produces light or like a mirror which reflects it. Pray for
When there was love, I saw the clouds Clear like the sweet spring water Leaping, joyfully from rocks, Falling, washing pebbles white, And rushing to
It was evening when I reached Mazi Kenem’s house. Father had asked me to return a basket borrowed from the old man during the new
I can feel comfortable with flowers, What a beauty! What an aroma!! I can’t resist the gentle, Pure and, how sacred they are, What else
My friend Urvsh is holidaying in the Himalayan. She shares with us her images and videos. The Himalayan range is located in the Indian subcontinent.
There are dreams I like to forget. These dreams came, went and when I wake I find myself still wallowing in my own reverie. These
Excellent spoken poetry! Enjoy.
When Dibia Ndem left our home that evening, I wanted to follow him outside my father’s compound. I wanted answers, I wanted to ask how
We should put out fire while it is still small… Kenyan proverb. There’s an Igbo version for this proverb: Remove the Monkeys hand from soup
The cry was deep and internal. The smile was blue and unreal. The little jitters of unrest made marmot parade on her chocolate face. She
I came home to see my little brother’s drawing. He tries his hands on drawing and painting, and the least I can do is to
Sweet and wonderful are smell of dry air in the breezy and solitary open LIke that of bread soaked in margarine, quasi burned in the
Yesterday I trekked to the market square. During my lonely trek I met old friends and distant relatives. As noted before, in Africa we place
Morning wakes with the sun Windy clouds, happy yawns Quiet town, down the hill Misty paths, birds sing With the forest’s inhabitantsTall palm trees stand
They say I love you, Yeah I do, I’m shameless about it, I’m weak to confront you, Your very appetites, As I find no alternative.
What do you make of this Ovambo saying? A Parasite can not live alone.
Here are some of the weirdest snacks you can find in Africa. Palm Grubs: Yuck, I know right? Some of the grubs can grow big
The moment is almost here as people in the village are all dressed to watch the great Anunebe perform in the village square, one occasion
From bed of wool, sound of settling sheep bemused him Far up the night sky, stars want and rain was on her way These three
I remember days when I was lost and hopeless Was all alone, I was helpless I didn’t care about it so much For all I
I was drunk last night, Thinking about your very words, How this our love is an initiation, And not a relationship, What I call, inspired
Nada o! O nada o! Nada o! I’m back o! Kuje kusanar, go and tell them! Bring my jug, bring me kola, bring a mat,
Sunshine, blue skies and approaching tide Brown crabs crawl away, walking sideways Amused egrets follow, escorting their trail
See these sparkle of gold Brew bubbles across the clouds, While they sail away to other lands
The bush in which one hides has eyes – Gusii Proverb. Explanation: There’s actually no hiding place for anyone.
Now listen dear child, listen attentively To the forested hills, for they are your ancient brothers To the birds, they carry gossip and might have
Nothing compares to the feeling you bring, With queer beats, you spice up Summer, Singing as in songfests with the Thunder!
The Waterfalls: I tell the trees of your sounds and they are jealous When you fall, birds and the wild stop to listen, To hear
The blue stream flow swift Three patient toads sit aghast Waiting for the current to pass