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Addis Poems - Poems about Addis

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The Beginning
...all began in warm Nazareth, In a province of Abyssinia, Arriving on Christmas, the twenty fifth, An hour by bus from Addis Ababa, On a beautiful day of the Sabbath, Journeying through the fields of Injera. ***********......Read More
Categories: addis, 12th grade, africa, career,
Form: Sonnet



The Greatness Of Africa
...The Gambia Sweet melodies from Ghana Sacred forests in Uganda Serene Oceans of Madagascar Special works of art from Addis Ababa So many diamonds around Botswana Abundant copper from magnificent Zambia Hidden treasures in Zimbabwe Th......Read More
Categories: addis, africa,
Form: Rhyme
Roasted Faraway, for Pius Adesanmi
...eautiful pages Tightly enclaved yet as an Ireland In a skull rounded in the clime of golden edges Off the coast of Addis Ababa Tears rang bell aloud Beholding a star being staggered In a nimbus of a faraway land  A heroic pen was......Read More
Categories: addis, africa, death, life, tribute,
Form: Elegy
THE PACIFIC AND THE SPEAKER
...ave behind. 240 pounds before I’m a dust that can be blown away. my boys. my dear sweet boys, Eddie, Robert and Addis. you’re everything the world knew I had. the world I was born into is not the same one all three of you cr......Read More
Categories: addis, death, deep, future, judgement,
Form: Free verse
Ethiopian Eyes
... Addis Ababa pulse, Blue Nile passion flow into the heart of a Mtoto midnight Tropical forest desires, soft Harari ......Read More
Categories: addis, culture, love, romantic, spiritual,
Form: tristich



African Queen wake up
...can queen sleeps In Nairobi African queen smiles In Lagos African queen sings In Kinshasa African queen dances In Addis Ababa African queen debates In Juba and Mogadishu Africa queen weeps To Kigali and Accra African queen flies ......Read More
Categories: addis, africa, beauty, metaphor, song,
Form: Lyric
MAGDALENA NUMBER 6
...like anything I've ever seen. "Everyone is here. Cadmus and Jupiter got in this morning and Eddie, Robert and Addis this afternoon." our children, along with our grandchildren, get up and greet me. tears fall from my eye......Read More
Categories: addis, family, father, father daughter,
Form: Free verse
MY DEATH
...here to take me for the first time. I met Death the day Eddie and Robert were taken. I was brought back to father Addis and after all three of my boys become one, Death will come and claim what has belonged to him all along. ......Read More
Categories: addis, art, death, deep, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Black Africa Still In Chains
...on technology are evidences of old colonies beating their colonizers in some phases of development. From Abuja to Addis Ababa, Khartounm to Kigali, no Caucasian is seen, staying in charge of its state houses but to give reasons to i......Read More
Categories: addis, abuse, africa, black african
Form: Dramatic Verse
The night is young
... thinking of all the beautiful women somewhere, somewhere far away. In Paris, Buenos Aires, Beijing New york Addis Ababa and even Beirut. What are they doing what are they thinking??' God is asleep the devil is out wo......Read More
Categories: addis, desire, dream, how i
Form: Blank verse
Midnight in Johannesburg
...kisses, Malawi, we are you. 4. A continental mosaic, the smells of Cairo, and sounds of Dakar, soaked in tastes of Addis, mingle on my city’s streets. 5. We are all, African. ‘They’ are not the other, we are ‘them’, tossed in a co......Read More
Categories: addis, forgiveness, freedom, history, hope,
Form: I do not know?
MOTHER AFRICA
...ra Leone to Darfur region in the Republic of Congo. From the Niger Delta region in Nigeria to Monrovia in Liberia From Addis Ababa in Ethiopia to Sudan From Luanda in Angola to Kinshasa in Zaire From Cape Town South Africa to Nairobi Kenya......Read More
Categories: addis, courage, peace, mother, africa,
Form: Light Verse
Africa
... Kaunda assured, ‘Zambia shall be free’. Achebe saw ‘Things fall apart’, observed, ‘The center cannot hold’, but, Addis Ababa held the center. Africa! Chanting a new song, the song that unchained the chains of Mandela, replac......Read More
Categories: addis, nature, people, places, song,
Form: Epic