Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, also known as Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka, is a Nigerian playwright and poet. He won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature and was the first sub-Saharan Africa to do so.  He is well regarded for his role in Nigeria’s political history.

Telephone Conversation

‘Telephone Conversation’ is a poem written by Wole Soyinka, a renowned African writer in English. The poem exposes the presence of racial discrimination at the individual level in society even after the passing of laws against it.

>

Discover and learn about the greatest poetry, straight to your inbox

Start Your Perfect Poetry Journey

Ad blocker detected

To create the home of poetry, we fund this through advertising

Please help us help you by disabling your ad blocker

 

We appreciate your support

The Best-Kept Secrets of Poetry

Discover and learn about the greatest poetry ever straight to your inbox