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Famous Senegalese Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Senegalese poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous senegalese poems. These examples illustrate what a famous senegalese poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).

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by Hikmet, Nazim
...of one Leonardo.
Accordingly,
 we sentence the accused
 to death
 by burning.
And tomorrow night at moonrise,
a Senegalese regiment
 will execute said decision
 of this military court..."


THE BURNING


Shanghai is a big port.
The whites have tall ships,
the yellows' boats are small.
A thick whistle.
 A thin Chinese scream.
A ship steaming into the harbor
 capsized a straw-sailed boat...
Moonlight.
Night.
Handcuffed,
 G...Read More



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