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Connie V

Constance van Niekerk, (Connie V) is a South African-based Zimbabwean-born creative writer, poet, music lover, spoken word artist, freelance writer, blogger and educator. She has contributed to several anthologies and published her own collection, Echoes of My Heart: A Poetry Collection available for purchase on all Amazon Stores Worldwide. She is also Editor at ZimOnlineNews. Follow her on Twitter : @convanniekerk Connect with her on Facebook and Linkedin.
Connie V has written 334 posts for Afrique Beat

Aries Rage, the literary journey

This week on Monday Morements, poet Edward Dzonze talks to Elizabeth Taderera aka Aries Rage on her literary journey E D : Your featured poem; My Sad Reality is signed Aries Rage .Whats to the pen name? E.T : It is an alter ego i created to escape from the reality i found myself in. … Continue reading

Chencha dai ding!

Now that the whole of South Africa knows that the Outsurance guy cheated on his wife and gave her an STD, what do we really gain from that? We ain’t even laughing, it’s sad that another marriage is heading for divorce. Another child from a broken home. And, it takes two to tango! Katlego, that’s … Continue reading

My Sad Reality

My Sad Reality – a poem by Aries Rage Continue reading

Stephen Mvulah, Still Rapping for God

The Zimbabwean-born rapper who we featured in Dec 2012 in the article, Rapping for God is back with a bang after an eight-year hiatus! 2Blac, as he is popularly known is now Caput Killuminatti and still rhyming and rapping for God! “Caput is just Tupac backward simply because the legendary late rapper, Tupac Shakur is … Continue reading

A chat with Obey Chiyangwa

This week on Monday Morements, Edward Dzonze chats with Zimbabwean writer, Obey Chiyangwa. Continue reading

Thoughts of a revolution

Squeezing together like penned rabbits Are thoughts of a revolutionThoughts that form a necklace of green lagoons in my headThoughts that become a net for castaways and rebels Like river rats Each thought has a territoryYet forced into the fringeOr go their seperate ways The ones that the swamp dosen’t swallow Are bred into a … Continue reading

In Prison

By Obey Chiyangwa We sleep on thin sagging legs,wobbling, weary-sodden sticks,we still fall fast asleep while afoot,very scary dreams on our sore feet,bunk beds are for seniors in rank,the chamber pot is a serious stink,food morsels are coarse and stale,they trickle the bluish-grey of bile,our cell floors remain water-logged,we swim both the foul and the … Continue reading

Upclose and Personal with Zimbabwean writer, Tafadzwa Lemuel Chiwanza

“I was born a writer…”Zimbabwean Author and poet, Edward Dzonze aka NRS (NamelesRadioStation) , talks to fast rising writer and poet Tafadzwa Lemuel Chiwanza on the inaugral edition of Monday Morements which seeks to bring the writers closer to their readers NRS :Welcome to the inaugral edition of Monday Morements Tafadzwa.In brief, who is this … Continue reading

More confused than amused – a poem

More confused than amused, a poem by Xolani Somaca, Constance van Niekerk and Shaka Ndlovu.
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Aluta time

Candles on the candelabra burned out
forming waxy mountains around their feet,

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Connie V

Connie V

Constance van Niekerk, (Connie V) is a South African-based Zimbabwean-born creative writer, poet, music lover, spoken word artist, freelance writer, blogger and educator. She has contributed to several anthologies and published her own collection, Echoes of My Heart: A Poetry Collection available for purchase on all Amazon Stores Worldwide. She is also Editor at ZimOnlineNews. Follow her on Twitter : @convanniekerk Connect with her on Facebook and Linkedin.

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