by PROSPER ALBRIGHT Lindsey Warren, Archangel & The Overlooked (Spuyten Duyvil, 2020), pp. 45. Like John Keats, Lindsey Warren knows that the task of the poet is to construct a temple in thought, “the wreath’d trellis of a working brain,” … Continued
Monthly Archives: February 2021
Appel’s skill is in crafting beautiful, tender moments that stand alone in their stories, and though they may not be logical or entirely practical, these moments are undeniably human.
The collection of four somewhat thematic, loosely chronological sections illustrates not only the development of a powerful anti-colonial voice, but the hidden glories and tragedies and silent shames of colonial and postcolonial Kenya.