Ewondo Poetry: “Ză, á mvoé, ză! (Come, Friend, Come!)

Poetry "Come, Friend, Come" (Minsili Zanga)

Ma sug !Hi, dear readers This year, I’ll regularly share excerts from my poetic texts in French, or in Ewondo language. Ewondo is one of the variants of Fang-Beti language (Ekang linguistic group, Central Africa). Some texts will be the subject of an audio-video reading, so stay connected by subscribing to my newsletter. But First, … Lire l’article…Ewondo Poetry: “Ză, á mvoé, ză! (Come, Friend, Come!)

Kush… Ǹsíməzán… Reminescences…

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Kush… Ǹsíməzán… Reminescences… Tíga Ǹsíməzán… Ma símǝzán Ma síngi məzen məziŋ Ma síməzán məzen yã Kush Ma síngi məzen məziŋ Ma síməzán məzen yã Sí Bətará Sí minsúd mí bod Sí minfaŋ mí bod Məzen yã minnam míté TígaKush… Kush… Ǹsíməzán… Reminescences… Royal LegacyReminescences… There are some memories Who can not be erased No matter … Lire l’article…Kush… Ǹsíməzán… Reminescences…

The discreet and inescapable walk to poetry

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Make up narrativesSee short stories popping upObserve the birth of a storySleeping words on the newsDissect a social factYes, I did all of this But to devote myself to poetry?For me she stayed thereCantoned to versesReduced to stanzas and quotesQuatrains of my school years Dissyllabes quadrisyllabes … Oh my!Pentameters heptameters … A Ǹti wama!Crossed rhymes … Lire l’article…The discreet and inescapable walk to poetry

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