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Departure of thee

Perplerxed by what i cannot handleI’ve percieved my life with a gentle heartFresh in my eyes is how you departed-More than life to me; you were the oneA jewel there is to life; you were the oneI am under the shadows of darknessFor i was blameless and never recklessI am perplexed of why you went … Continue reading

Time for a Reality Check – Brian Muringisi

“Society doesnt need protest, it only needs a reality check…” This week on Monday Morements, yours truly Edward NRS Dzonze talks to promising writer and poet Brian Muringisi . E D :Brian Muringisi, the writer .Brief background please. B.M : My name is Brian Muringisi, a final student at the University of Zimbabwe. My writing … Continue reading

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

My Sad Reality

My Sad Reality – a poem by Aries Rage 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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