“The Negro Speaks of River”, by Langston Hughes, traces black history from the beginning of human civilization to the present.
The dragonfly’s struggle against the windowpane can be understood as the poet’s struggle against the language he uses.
By Derek Walcott A wind is ruffling the tawny peltOf Africa. Kikuyu, quick as flies,Batten upon the bloodstreams of the […]
By Wole Soyinka Dragonfly at My WindowpaneSo when I offer me, a medium asThe Windowpane, you beat upon itFrantic wings […]