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RCA’s Fungai Chigumbura has released a Book of Poetry

  Readers Cafe Africa is proud to announce that one of our regular contributors and old sons, Fungai Chigumbura (under his pen name F.C. Stanley), has released his first book of poetry, The Two Trees. The short poetry chapbook is an exploration of love, heartbreak, disillusionment and grief from the writer’s perspective. Through the spoken word, Fungai introspects on what […]

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The Colour of Nothingness

  By Christi Warner, Namibia I have not contemplated an agenda No suicidal mission Neither is this a declaration of guilt No need to hurry your worry My thoughts are a rainstorm There’s a chance of a flood I have to get it out So my brain cells won’t drown Feed it to my loyal pen Ask it to paint […]

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Backwards

  By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda: I loved you before you kissed me, Wait- maybe I have that backwards. I loved you after you kissed me. It felt like a glimpse of the rest of our lives. And yet I wish you could take it back. The little kisses all over my face, The words, oh the words. They are seared […]

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