Author: Nana M'bawa


I love To love the rain Spattering on my roof As I’m sheltered in layers And layers Of blankets I love to love the rain. And yet…. He sits outside, Clothed in threads That were once a jersey, So many rains ago. He sits, guarding...

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That torn afternoon

  Once upon a bright afternoon It was the hands Shaped like talons Those hands, they clawed their way Through me, Tore at my face Tore my afternoon Tore my fairy-tale Tore at the ribbons of my life, Tore my once upon a...

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Book Review

Title: Bom Boy Name of Author: Yewande Omotoso Publishers: Modjadji Books Year of Publication: 2011 Reviewed by: Nana M’bawa Four O’clocks. That is the name of the flowers which evoke a lot of memories for Leke, the main...

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