Benjamin Zephaniah Poems

Benjamin Zephaniah is a British writer who won the BBC Young Playwright’s Award and received honorary doctorates from several universities in the United Kingdom. His work was included in The Times list of 50 best post-war writers. Zephaniah has also released volumes of his music. 

Dis Poetry

by Benjamin Zephaniah

‘Dis Poetry’ by Benjamin Zephaniah is a two stanza poem with the subject being the poem itself. It is an

Everybody Is Doing It

by Benjamin Zephaniah

‘Everybody Is Doing It’ by Benjamin Zephaniah is a poem that, at first glance, would seem to describe a series of “dance[s]” that occur across the globe.

No Problem

by Benjamin Zephaniah

‘No Problem’ by Benjamin Zephaniah is an ideal example of a poem that utilizes voice as best as it can

The Race Industry

by Benjamin Zephaniah

‘The Race Industry’ by Benjamin Zephaniah is, at least in part, autobiographical. It is a commentary on how society is quite authoritarian.

We Refugees

by Benjamin Zephaniah

‘We Refugees’ Zephaniah discusses the ease at which someone can be forced to leave their country, and the fact that we

What If

by Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah’s poem ‘What If’ is a motivational piece fit for the contemporary world and the array of challenges that

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