POETRY: AFRICA, MY AFRIKA – WRITTEN BY BERNARD GABRIEL OKURUT
POETRY: AFRICA, MY AFRIKA
WRITTEN BY BERNARD GABRIEL OKURUT
A land where poetry
Is spoken from sunset to sundown.
A place where drums tell tales of the past
While the stars, moon and the royal sun,
Whisper love in the changing seasons.
A place to call home, to sit, hold a pen
And let my hands write my heart out
In one lovely poem, Africa my Afrika.
Bernard Gabriel Okurut
Bernard Gabriel Okurut a.k. a Blacfut Oracle is a young Ugadan poet, singer, songwriter, freelance journalist and literally activist. He is the author of the ‘Noisy Silence’ a Ugandan poetry anthology published on amazon.com. He is a student of English language and literature at Kyambogo University, Kampala Uganda. Okurut is the founder of ’Psychic Poetry’’ a young poets student movement based in East Africa. Born and raised in a family of teachers, he started reading and writing poetry at an early age. His unique wit and pun makes him one of the most phenomenal young Ugandan writer.
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