Africa, my Africa My land of many wonders Varied in colour, culture and norms Light and dark-skinned Yet we yearn for lands beyond, That only lust for what is ours Our rich palm trees and unending plantations of cocoa Our oil wells so rich and livestock innumerable Mountains that go beyond the sky Kilimanjaro! Rivers … Continue reading MY AFRICA


Looking out the window, I watched as the green leaves billowed in the breeze Even as I did, I envied them their freedom And carefree nature Their immobility seemed not to bother them They always seemed to be saying something to me Their silent messages soothed my soul Though understanding of them I lacked I … Continue reading Serenity