Corona defeated

Through our distress indeed —

We will not kneel to you; coronavirus.

From east to west,

From north to south,

You blindly rob lives;

You fly over mountains and hills,

Across seas and rivers

You fly with your immense dark wings,

Your shadow poisons the souls.

Through our distancing indeed —

We will not kneel to you; COVID-nineteen

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The Collapse of a Titan by Rais Neza Boneza

Lumumba

Near madness,
Strangled in the North, the Equator– Ngbadolite, Ngemena, to the Ubangui border– In the center, Tetela land–
Kisangani, Bunia–
In the south, the land of copper, Katanga, Cornered on all sides, deprived country, Following the indomitable flows of its destiny.

Screams are so deep,
Yet the silence around, so guilty. Today, his ride is clothed
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Impisi

Impisi (HYENA) 

 

Her heart empty of vitality

She succumbs with her tragedy

Taken out of her territory

She thinks about her history

 

From her despair, she is withering

From the time, she waits for the grave

Far from her shelter, she lives as renegade

From the pack, she is the survivor

 

Queen of emptiness

Her sentiments confounded to … Read the rest