Who is Dauda Tholley

Tholley is a young Sierra Leonean poet born in the eastern part of Sierra Leone. He is a member of the Sierra Leone writer's forum. He is a student at the University of Sierra Leone, and he is pursuing a degree in Civil engineering....
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Dauda Tholley Poems

  • African Woman
    Womanhood is a pride
    Tied around her waist
    To package her mountain
    In her little boubou; ...
  • The New Wall And The New Colossus.
    LAZARUS! In silence you lie
    Beneath the dust of ancient scrolls,
    Whilst your art ; The mother of exiles
    Dines in the womb of time demarcated. ...
  • The Bowl Of Contentment
    Oh! Africa, You have baked me black
    In the oven of your Sahara,
    The attribute of resilience.
    ...
  • The Tripodal Firestones
    Women! You are like our tripodal Firestones
    Blackened by service; confined within
    The ashen heat of your masters,
    Burning with broken promises and matrimonial taboos ...
  • I Died To Live Again
    Evening smile must be worn,
    Tonight's dinner is served
    With the drumming of their guns.
    Battalion of thirsty soldiers are on the verge ...
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Broken 4 Black 3 Woman 3 Light 2 Skin 2 Body 2 Long 2 Pride 2 Beauty 2 Wind 1


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