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E Haiku

Beautiful piece.

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One (…a poem for Zambia’s 49th Independence)

Zambia has enjoyed 49 years free from colonial rule. It has been years of peace and we pray God continues to bless us. A poem I wrote to celebrate Zambia’s Independence… You held my mum in soft, warm, brown hands … Continue reading

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When you don’t know what to do…Know God.

It has been the longest time!! It’s a bit late for a New Year blog but this is when I knew it was right to start writing again. For those of you who are regular readers – thanks for coming … Continue reading

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The African coming of age story: African authors and moving beyond politics.

Last week I started reading the novella ‘Becoming Abigail’ by Chris Abani. The book is a great coming of age story looking at the life of a young Nigerian girl who struggles to know who she is. Named after her … Continue reading

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Morning Inspiration

Lessons we learn from painful pasts Threaten to make us shatter like glass And pierce holes in our souls That if left to gape will tear us from the inside out. Like crystals freshly cut With points that draw outlines … Continue reading

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Dystopias: You do not know what you have until you lose it.

Firstly let me say how much I love dystopian fiction. I love that the worlds created take elements from our everyday lives and manipulate them to create a world we consider so horrendous. The sad thing is, given the ‘right’ … Continue reading

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Finding Me: The voice behind the Voice (1)

I have grown to believe that writing and identity are inseparable. Whether you are writing a comic, a dystopian novel or a fairytale, I strongly believe that elements of the writers personality will come through either directly or indirectly. The … Continue reading

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Writing and self: Will I ever completely know myself?

According to Scottish philosopher David Hume, man could only have a limited knowledge of himself. I came across this theory whilst looking over some of my old university notes and began to think about my writing. I write to get … Continue reading

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Private moment poetry: Mirror Monologues cont…

IdENTITY: The cut of your body, The dips in your arms, The chisel of your face, Your manly charm Do not suffice as strength. The curve of your figure, The pull of your lips, The shine of your eyes Your … Continue reading

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Word Wizard

Originally posted on 21st Century Learning:
Discover the first educational app that fully exploits natural sounding text-to-speech voices to help kids learn word building and spelling. Kids can now build any word or sentence using a Movable Alphabet and immediately…

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