Africa / PoeTori

God’s Bits Of Wood

I am feeling  “artistically playful” tonight, so I have decided to string together and condense a seem of excerpts (the ones I found most powerful), from different parts of Ousmane Sembène’s  “God’s Bits of Wood” (a favorite), into a poem. Call it artistic or not, I give credit to the man whose words I have only lifted and decided to juggle into a … Continue reading

Africa

“The land was ours before we were the land’s. She was our land more than a hundred years Before we were her people. She was ours “ – Robert Frost, Excerpt from his poem, Gift Outright. First recited at America’s Inauguration, 1961. Continue reading