The Headline That Morning & Other Poems

by Peter Kagayi

KSh 600

The Headline That Morning and Other poems is a poetry collection by Ugandan poet, Peter Kagayi. There are 50 poems in the book with wide ranging themes, from love and disillusionment to politics and to social commentary.  Alongside the book is an audio CD with 15 of the 50 poems in the book performed by Peter Kagayi ft Hawa N Kimbugwe. 

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“Verse after verse, poem after poem, Peter  Kagayi writes lyrically and with measured gusto. Interrogative, irreverent and perceptive, this is a new African voice that is as matured as it is refreshing. His subject revolves around the history of communities, of human relations, the philosophy of being and the sociology of lack and corruption that plague the real and imagined communities of his poetry.”

– Prof. Remi Raji
Poet,  Prophet In Camera. He is the author of six volumes of poetry including A Harvest of Laughters, Lovesong for my Wasteland, Gather my Blood Rivers of Song and Sea of my Mind.

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Author: Peter Kagayi Mutanga
ISBN:  9789970956005
Publisher: Sooo Many Stories
Size (inches): 5.1 x 1 x 8
Pages: 77pp
Format: Paperback
Colour: Black and White
Weight: 379.8836 grams
Language: English
Publication Date: May 2016

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Peter Kagayi

Peter Kagayi, a Ugandan poet and writer, has served as the Anglophone Coordinator at Writivism, President of Lantern Meet of Poets and founder of Rhymers Poetry Club. He 'seriously' started writing poetry and performing with Lantern Meet of Poets while at Makerere. Later he taught poetry and trained high school students in poetry performance soon after he finished reading law.