sound dreams and forgetting

these dreams are not sound purple hued flirting with disastrous red yet they are almost blue and I often forget how I got there their naked truth apparently is the result of my nervous conditioning and there is always a part that’s almost true sisindwa yisisindo semisindo sizukulwane sikashwele Bantwana baka Maye Babo Sifingqwe ngamasontoContinue reading “sound dreams and forgetting”

tree

For Bheki Hyacinth Mseleku i have heard of that tree hyacinth ngiyawazi lowo muthi ngiyayazi nembali yawo kepha ngisalibele … ubuhlungu bempilo nobuhlwempu bomphefumulu kungenze ngafiphala Sengaba kude nalowo owangitshala … Rooted I met an old man in the garden And he told me “Asparagacea”! It is a flower from old glorious Babylon Well theyContinue reading “tree”

Sembene :Through The Griot’s Eyes

  Earlier this evening of 10 June/Nhlangulana 2017, I managed to gather a dozen friends -and yes, I had invited the whole community to the screening of a film on Ousmane Sembene, which is being shown around the Afrikan continent as well as selected cities globally; but very few people attended. Yet somehow I doContinue reading “Sembene :Through The Griot’s Eyes”

Sembene Across Africa

  Green Ankh Works in collaboration with the BAT Centre and a Community of people all over the Continent and the Diaspora will Screen the Documentary : Sembene! Across Africa. Ousmane Sembene is known as The Father of African Cinema, the film will reveal to the viewers that he was indeed so much more. TheContinue reading “Sembene Across Africa”

The Invention of the African

An in depth study of how many conceptions of African studies have been invented and formulated by the powers that be, to disenfranchise us and keep us in perpetual bondage. We must know how we are trapped in order to formulate Ways of being free. This is essentially about the power of definition and alsoContinue reading “The Invention of the African”

Poems of Persistence

If they give you ruled paper write the other way-Juan Ramón Jiménez

Sonia G Poetry Bandit

Stealing the words that float upon the air of silence that reflect upon me

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