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Woman Crush Wednesday

Today I would like to celebrate one of the strongest women I know, myself! My name is Constance van Niekerk, Connie V. I was born, raised and educated in Zimbabwe. Armed with a Diploma in Education, I arrived in South Africa 13years ago seeking greener pastures. Well, I am still searching for those greener pastures! … Continue reading

My Lily

Like a lily in the water you stood out,In the middle of the river you stood firm.Against the flowing debris of life you didn’t budge,Mesmerizing to look at you were,Yet so sad to think of the bygone days. Your petals struck off,To tarnish your beauty they did,Unbeknown to them that inner beauty remained.Or maybe to … Continue reading

Much much more

Poem by Connie V Journeys I’ve embarked onnear and far I’ve goneplaces I’ve visitedvariegated locationsevoking divers emotionsbut none could quite duplicateall the sensationsI feel when I’m with you Love-love can almost depict itbut not quiteharmonious shadesand dulcet soundscan almost describe itbut it is much moreyes, much much more! This ardourunselfishnot boastfulwinningly consideratenever keeping records of … Continue reading

As I wait for the day…

As my uncontrollable mind wanders away,The vivid picture of horror resurface.The picture that brings never ending torture,Torture to an already tortured soul.I can’t stop regretting about my life,A precious life I wasted,Precious chances I flushed down the drain.Too ashamed now that I can’t even face the Lord,So ashamed that I can’t even ask for for … Continue reading

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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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