Sakina Taki, a poet from Nairobi, has found her peace in Zanzibar and for that she chose to launch her poetry collection, My Little Yellow Book, on the island. She speaks about healing, redemption, and redefining existence and essence.
Nina furaha ya kumualika kwenye MSHAIRIKASTI mshairi kijana na mwenye kipaji wa Kiswahili kutoka Tanzania, Bashiru Abdallah, ambaye amechapisha diwani yake ya pili iitwayo Wino wa Dhahabu.
About six years ago, I had an opportunity to meet with Adi Keissar, an Israeli poet with Yemeni heritage, in Bayreuth – a city in southern Germany, where we were both invited to attend a cultural festival under the theme CULTURAL FUSION. Therefore, this interview is older than the THE POETCAST but, nevertheless, very informative on the significance of culture to building the brigdes in divided societies.
Ni yeye mwenye wenyewe, mwenye asili na kwao
Ni yeye huyu ambaye, amebeba dira yao
Ndiye kwao alo yeye, na yeye kwake ni wao