Celebrating East African Writing!

Poetry 2010

The distinction between historian and poet is not in the one writing prose and the other verse… the one describes the thing that has been, and the other a kind of thing that might be.  Hence, poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are of the nature rather of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.  ~Aristotle, On Poetics

To have poetry published here, please send it in before every last thursday of the week, to Mark Clearly on the subject, Poetry for the Blog. If you do not, your mail will filtered out automatically and deleted. We are looking for poetry that is themed, and can be potentially used in performance production such as in Cut off my Tongue.

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