Who is Dauda TholleyTholley 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 ...