The Panic of Growing Older

Reading Time: < 1 minute Here is the full text of the poem The Panic of Growing Older by the Gambian poet, Lenrie Peters. LENRIE PETERS: THE PANIC OF GROWING OLDER Stanza One The panic of growing older spreads fluttering winds from year to year Read More …

Vanity: A Poem by Birago Diop

Reading Time: < 1 minute Birago Diop: Vanity If we tell, gently, gently, All that we shall one day have to tell, Who then will hear our voices without laughter, Sad, complaining voices of beggars, Who indeed will hear them without laughter? If we cry Read More …