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Phyllis Wheatley

B. 1753 D. 1784

1 poem available

Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain/ May be refin'd, and join th' angelic train.- Phillis Wheatley

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6 poems available

These hands have Moulded monuments, created crafts, healed hearts. Khosi Xaba, from 'These Hands'

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6 poems available

All books are merely delayed dust. - George Elliott Clarke

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5 poems available

We are born to bring light / To honour the blessing of each moment / The gift of every life - Malika Ndlovu

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5 poems available

Poets can learn a lot from the timing of the best comics: pacing, economy, judiciousness, silence, rhythm, reward.

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4 poems available

Where is the spirit that touched the hearts / Lightly - chameleon colours of home? - 'Visiting Zomba Plateau', Jack Mapanje

The Mighty Dead
On being brought from Africa to America - Phyllis Wheatley - Read by Mary Jo Salter
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Brakpan 2002 - Makhosazana Xaba
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from Masks: (i) Libation: (i) Prelude - Kamau Brathwaite
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from Masks: (i) Libation: (ii) The Making of the Drum - Kamau Brathwaite
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from Masks: (i) Libation: (iii) Atumpan - Kamau Brathwaite
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born in africa but - Malika Ndlovu
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