The poem speaks about calmness of the night and how the poet enjoys the presence of the night and all it brings
Author: Umar Hussaina
The poem is about the palce of African women, and how important they are.
The poem speaks about a great indigenous town, Zaria, its inhabitants, their practice and their way of life.
The poem is a feeling of nostalgia and reminiscing about the old days.
‘WHEN MEN CRY, THEY CRY PAIN’ tells about how the poet describes men, and their daily means to fend for their family using her ‘father’ as a case study. Along the line, the poem also reveals how they(men) silently goes through this all alone, but don’t reveal it since ‘men don’t cry’, they inhale the workload and go through pains.