Saturday, June 6, 2015

Poem: African Center of Knowledge

POEM: AFRICAN CENTER OF KNOWLEDGE




There was a prophecy:


[That] these Black women, men, and children will be one again. That Africa will rise again and these people will be celebrated as one and the same.
Say it again, children of Sheba, daughters of  Chaka Zulu, or sons of Blues. Whether N’gambaye, Sara, Hutu, Tustsi, Yuroba, Igbo, Bushmen, Bantu or Zulu
Center of Knowledge that I call Timbuktu.
These dreamers and fighters once were manipulated and fought against each other as if old habits couldn’t stand the new.
Spectrum of courage and values that enable us to have a voice, Will you be by our side when things go from golden to blue?
Cultivated are her children who remember this Beauty of the Nile or deserted Sahara full of clues.
Simplicity has a complex Nature; Black will always be Beautiful, a Blessing, and Bountiful.
Gravity and the devil were doing everything to work against you.

Christian Djimra Koumtog


Christian Djimra Koumtog was born on April 7th, 1984 in the capital of the Republic of Chad called N'djamena. He is the 5th of 10 children on his Father's side and the first of five children on his Mother's side. Christian has dabbled with modeling and soccer, and he tried out professionally for the MLS for the Kansas City Sporting but now he is dedicated to Poetry. Christian's sense of activism is an everyday matter, from the way he carries himself to writing and promoting this beautiful art called "Poetry. " Recently, Christian has been performing as a way to reach out to people (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAKfUhJ4BJ8). As a Poet, he not only wants to convey what he feels but also express what you, the reader, feels.


Poem: African Center of Knowledge

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