Zulu Space Oddities: From Sun Ra to Lupe Fiasco

“Love and Light Interested me so That I dared to knock at the door of the cosmos” – SUN RA Arkestra There is music and there are artists that dare to throw caution to the wind, yet like a masterly boomerang wielder, ensure that whatever they throw windward returns exactly where they are. These artistsContinue reading “Zulu Space Oddities: From Sun Ra to Lupe Fiasco”

Interrogating This Notion of Nation

I have often refuted this notion of nations, especially when it comes to the peoples of Afrika. What is a nation and can we find better definitions and peaceful resolutions to our own being, our constitutions as well as ensuring that we are not further exploited by foreign interests as Afrikans/AbaNtu? But beyond just myContinue reading “Interrogating This Notion of Nation”

The Cannabis Effect

Will this leave us high and dry, or will our visions and dreams truly fly? I found myself wondering after the effects of South Africa’s Constitutional Court decision to partially legalize the use of cannabis wore off. I have a nagging feeling that it is not Afrikan people in general who will benefit from thisContinue reading “The Cannabis Effect”

freed style poetics

When will the Performance End? From Red lipped black books to cyber-spaced face books we still dance the minstrel show paid, underpaid and unpaid slaves With no intergenerational wealth to show While my people being the greater Gods still give away our Powers we Give until we got nothing for to live that is oursContinue reading “freed style poetics”

THE PATH TO SELF KNOWLEDGE: THE INFLUENCE OF COSMIC ORDER ON HUMAN PERSONALITY

Originally posted on MJ Bhengu's Intellectual Space:
THE PATH TO SELF KNOWLEDGE: THE INFLUENCE OF COSMIC ORDER ON HUMAN PERSONALITY Mfuniselwa J. Bhengu Founding Director | Usikolwethu Global Institute : September 2018: Durban, South Africa. As Above, So Below (Thoth-Hermes Trismegistus, 1040 BC) Abstract This paper seeks to argue that Ubuntu/Maat philosophy is a…

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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