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Perles et Pensées by Dallys-Tom Medali
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: French. Published: May 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » French Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
La poésie prend des formes, saveurs et couleurs originales pour vous surprendre et surtout vous inspirer. Une décennie d’écriture lors de laquelle chaque poème est venu comme un cadeau des muses. Découvrez un auteur remarquable aux mots tissés de perles.
Storage Space: A collection of contemporary poetry by Darren Stein
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author(5.00 from 1 review)
Darren Stein worked in the townships and squatter camps around Johannesburg and Soweto from 1992-1996. His fields included adult literacy, voter education and community policing. His poetry deals with the emotional turmoil of his years in the townships, the psychological toll that this took upon him, and his subsequent immigration to Australia. His salvation is the joy of parenthood and marriage.
The African Sun: Collected Poems by Michael Sheridan Stone
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Imprimata Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
‘The African Sun’ is an eclectic collection of poems linked by one common element, the author’s abiding love for Africa. He rejoices in adventures with elephants, leopards, lemurs, snakes and elusive birds, protests at the precipitous decline in the quality of life in his former homeland of Zimbabwe (whilst taking some comfort from the enduring tradition of ubuntu).
The Poet in the Poem by Yas Niger
Price: Free! Words: 30,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A collection of over 250 poems that reflect on man as the poet and the actor who handles the helm of his affairs, on a timed cruise. His abilities compose and steer his story, as his capabilities and fate enables him. It encapsulates the essence of poetry, using eloquent words to convey the poet’s thoughts and experience. The poet mans the helm, and the cruise is his composed poem.
Fireside Chats Vol. I: A Surrealist's View of the World by Frank O'Neal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Through his poetry, Frank S. O’Neal brings together his experiences, friends and foes, different cultures and different times. As you read the words he has painted, you will peer into a view of the world that most people never see.
Thoughts In Mind by Peter Anti Partey
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Thoughts in mind, i call them life experiences. Sometimes life gives us various meanings. We go through pain, betrayals, love and happiness. The poems in this book are poems written from 2003 to 2013. These are my thoughts at specific periods in my life. Enjoy reading them, they might be your thought too....love.
The Black Queen Series by Janneth Mazibuko
Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A romance short novel told through poetry conversations.The Black Queen series is a movement for the extra-ordinary woman, although it is written from the perspective of a black woman, I believe that any woman will be able to relate to it.
A Seed by Mozambican Writers
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Who can express their own feelings about love, death, hope, despair, all the big questions? Can a man imagine the deepest feelings of a woman? A young person those of an old person? These new poets from Mozambique are trying to do this, in a language which is not their mother tongue.
Let the Bird Free - Book One by Raissa Batieno
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: American English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Life on a poetic note; this book is a selection of poems relating to life in general, love and spirituality; all important aspects of existence.
Even Odds by Yas Niger
Price: Free! Words: 12,160. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A tragedy with two characters, unfolds in fast rhythmic exchanges. A play and poem that treats the tale of belittled feminism and hyped masculinity, reassures of justice's persistence. It touches on the seemingly unsafe nature of life, as people manage the simplest things and still tend not to really mend the silly holes of doubts they breed, seeking to even the odds life throws at them.
Scars Don't Lie by Steven M. Thomas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry(4.00 from 1 review)
Romantic, brutal and rich in unique rhyming and word play, "Scars don't lie" reads like two albums worth of lyrics by a band that only exists in your mind.
We Cry For Peace by Sunday Abegunde
Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » African American fiction » General
This book is an assemblage of the voices of dexterous poets from different parts of the globe penning a poetic report of the threat to peace both personal peace and national peace. The league of poets suggests solutions.
poetry,writing by Jaber
Price: Free! Words: 130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry(3.67 from 3 reviews)
I want to move people with my words,to make them feel what they may have forgotten,words can inspire and lift people up. There's enough sadness and horror in the world, let your life light shine people
Colors of My Land by Rose Mueni Mutisya
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A collection of coloful poems reflecting on momories and visions of culture and life and also touching on the reality of life as it is.
A Rainy Day Reader: 100 Poems for Your Enjoyment by Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,920. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
A RAINY DAY READER contains 100 poems by Stan Paregien. The poems range from the serious to the hillariously funny, from those with an academic bent to those with little redeeming social value (except for a smile or two). Great for that rainy day read. Poems include "N. Scott Momaday: A Literary Legend," "Had Any Lately?," "My Banker Ain't No Friend of Mine," "Cat Heaven," & "Smart Pills."
Unspecified by Yoshira Marbel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Modern Evil Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
South African poet Yoshira Marbel experiences such a complex & profound state of emotional turmoil it leaves her doctors at a loss for words; their official diagnosis was 'Unspecified'. Yoshira has invested her time in the painful struggle to do what her doctors could not; expressing her depression, heartbreak, emptiness, anger, and suffering through poetry. This is her first published collection.
Epistles Of Poetic Purity by Peter Mutanda
Series: Universoul, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Challenging, thought-provoking and moving, these poems were inspired by the author's day to day life experiences, from his humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to living in the USA and Europe.