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Author Ikonya, Philo.

Title Splintering silences / Philo Ikonya
Published Bamenda, Cameroon : Langaa Research & Publishing Common Initiative Group, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (142 pages)
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; About This Collection; Contents; SPLINTERS; Light; Sound; Traversing; Pledge; Striving; Exile; You; Wake Oslo up again; Dafuri huts by Akerselva; Storm touches sound; My Name; Hovering; SPARKS; The split; Samosa; The Nile in Juba; Arm; Cobblestones; Bow and pray now; I count my child's ribs; Labour pains for a continent; Places in us; Sounds voices share; Here and there; Silent Sound Dance; Oslo for once wriggles in heat; Rich ways; Juba-man-o'-war; I am your seed, Mother; FLYING; Word; Flight; If I could; Leaving Juba; Diplomatic happy hour
Sunrise for RomaI count my ribs; Allah Akhbar; Beauty; High; Stereo plays; Wash me; RAGE; So Betrayed; Fresh; Never seen my body; Gu'nai; Refuge; A Saturday sunrise; Christiania home; Nautical smiles; Nairobi soils; Bouquet; Morning unfolds for some; I cannot count his ribs; Fragrances; Warrant of arrest; Back cover
Summary In Splintering Silence, Philo Ikonya takes us to the source of her strength and power. Her poems rise from a gamut of experiences and thoughts, her philosophy and vision. In this amazing collection, soulful, reflective and introspective the poet searches with us even into her own name. The one she was given by her ancestors and the ones she is called by. She says darkness is visible in light but both are us and therefore we must reach for the 'I' and surprise ourselves hailing ourself: Hello Darkness My Old Friend! This book is a celebration of the resilience of spirit and a constant loving co
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Genre/Form Poetry.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789956792245 (electronic bk.)
9956792241 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Splintering silence