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Our Guns Face The Earth – A Dirge for Kofi Awoonor

Our Guns Face The Earth A dirge for Kofi Awoonor… We return from the hunt Without antelopes hanging From our stalks With no leopard skins Flung across our chest With our guns facing the earth The sand loaded canoe Has been tipped over by the hippo How shall we tell it Someone tell it for … Continue reading Our Guns Face The Earth – A Dirge for Kofi Awoonor

Achebe Is Not Dead

Achebe Is Not Dead

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.” –          William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar How can a word … Continue reading Achebe Is Not Dead