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Freedom fight

freedom fightthe pen at warkingdom knightserve my lord stress let passaim for peacewhile it lastsstay at ease that is whenvulnerable you are deemedan uncut gemadorable how it all seemed cut later then highly pricedincluding its remnantsset minor backing more liesenjoyed the dividends freedom fightwords on showday to nightthe seed i sow. © ISAAC RAMOSHIDI BOKABA

How To Get Over Hurt And Pains

Article written by Precious Sogunro There’s one strong weapon used to eliminate a man, it’s the absence of joy and happiness replaced with the presence of pain and bitterness. This is so strong it evolves with time and becomes even much stronger and present in the life and daily basis of a person if not treated … Continue reading

World Book Day

Everyday should be World Book Day especially in this digital world… And the shortcuts replacing real words…. brb

We will always have art

Story by Constance van Niekerk, South Africa “We will always have art,” those were the closing remarks of Marshall Chauke Matose. We both nod in agreement and I sit and allow my thoughts to revisit the interview. Marshall is a 22-year-old self-taught watercolourist/ fine artist. Born in the Lowveld sugarcane town of Chiredzi, Zimbabwe, Chauke’s … Continue reading

Celebrate Me Now

Poem by Constance van Niekerk © 2020 Celebrate me nowYour tears I won’t see when I’m goneYour wails I won’t hear when I’m no moreWhen I’ve gone before youOn a celestial trip with no companionNo guide, but never getting lostNot ever returningOnly my cold, lifeless limbs remainingCelebrate me nowThose ‘I love you’s, don’t keep them … Continue reading

Proud Sibanda- Zimbabwean artistic wonder

Proud Sibanda is a 27-year-old Zimbabwean artist living in the Midlands town of Gweru, Zimbabwe. He is a young man born with a pencil in his hand. He is an artistic wonder with a remarkable talent. Written by Constance van Niekerk, SA Proud says that his romance with art commenced at a very tender age. … Continue reading

FOREVER WITH ME

I found our picture from forgotten years agowhen love and happiness was all we knewwe looked like we were blessed by the hands of foreverbut here I am now reminiscent over our dusty picture tears flood my sad face for my brain is storming with sensitive memoriesI can still hear the sound of terror when … Continue reading

Memory lane – poem by Tapiwa L Munyari

Going back memory lane,The familiar path we used to walk together,Hand in hand like teenage lovers we went.Alone and teary I trudged along the path,Reminiscing about bygone days,Bygone days spent in bliss. Going back memory lane,My heart had stuck onto yours,A match made in heaven I believed.The world I had promised to give you,Your future … Continue reading

He made a way

I’ve never fancied myself a singer but, I’m so grateful to God for all He has done for me. There are times I thought I had reached the end, but He always made a way. This is just a token of my appreciation to God above. Thank You God. I’m standing here only because You … Continue reading

This Valentine

This Valentine – poem by Gerry Sikazwe ©2020 Five days to Valentine’s Day, wishing all our readers, editors, sponsors, admins, contributors, graphic designers and fellow bloggers a week filled with nothing but LOVE. You’re appreciated ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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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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