GLOMAG June2020 With GARY FRIER: ‘Bly Stil Vannie Skarrel*Stay Quiet about the Struggle (to Survive)

Photo Credit © Gary Frier Bly Stil Vannie Skarrel*Stay Quiet about the Struggle to Survive Mute Melody – Our voices muted our tongues cut out prevented from speaking out underneath this unprecedented Covid-19 Corona virus unwelcome cleansing cloud exposing our tired hungry empty suffering hearts. We shout at you but told not to We raise … Continue reading GLOMAG June2020 With GARY FRIER: ‘Bly Stil Vannie Skarrel*Stay Quiet about the Struggle (to Survive)

It’s Me – I am Sotho*Ke Mosotho

Glomag May 2020 in Collaboration with KATLIE MOKHOABANE Photo Credit © Katlie Mokhoabane It's Me – I am Sotho, Ke Mosotho Childhood Lullaby – My morning song an inner wailing, craving to be seen If even just for a fleeting moment to forget the daily morning routine shouting most of the time for nothing but … Continue reading It’s Me – I am Sotho*Ke Mosotho

Glomag Ekphrastic Exclusive with Katlie Mokhoabane & EUGENE SKEEF: April2020

Photo Credit © Katlie Mokhoabane I AM ZULU - MY NAME IS ZOLA Mirror of the Heavens – My soul remembers my people's proud architectural heritage of eons ago, guided by the celestial stars casting their heavenly essence in ancestral eager minds – Guiding steering advising curious willing minds to construct and replicate the perfect … Continue reading Glomag Ekphrastic Exclusive with Katlie Mokhoabane & EUGENE SKEEF: April2020

A PLACE CALLED MANENBERG:GlomagMarch2020

‘This Land 02: Manenberg’ Artwork © Val Smit A Place Called Manenberg Exodus – We used to live as one in our mother city Cape Town underneath the shadow of majestic Table Mountain. Every shade and religion existed in a peaceful jubilant utopia baptized District Six – A vibrant eclectic cultural mix where the beat … Continue reading A PLACE CALLED MANENBERG:GlomagMarch2020

Don Beukes translated into Dutch: Flashback

Flashback of my debut TRANSLATION into Dutch by well known author and Blogger Wouter Van Heiningen Original Dutch Blog post HERE Het mooie van social media (naast heel veel minder aangename kanten) is dat je met de hele wereld in verbinding staat of kan staan. Zo kreeg ik via Facebook (the groep Poetry Club) contact … Continue reading Don Beukes translated into Dutch: Flashback

GLOBAL DIVA:Global Debut collaboration with NARDSTAR*

Celebrating my international Ekphrastic debut with South African Street Art superstar, NARDSTAR* in Glomag(India) December 2019 Photo Credit © NARDSTAR* Global Diva Rabia Dulce – My sweet anger born from your dismissive cutting mocking piercing words designed to cut my spirit into tiny shards of submissive obedience whilst I dutifully blindly attempt to fulfill my … Continue reading GLOBAL DIVA:Global Debut collaboration with NARDSTAR*

Glomag India September 2019 with Jonel Scholtz

Photo Credit © Jonel Scholtz The Moon Lives in the Lining of Her Skin Dark Side of the Moon – My entry into this human existence unelected accidental complicated; consequential. Entombed in a life I did not ask for nor yearned for – I had to conform to expected social cultural religious norms written by … Continue reading Glomag India September 2019 with Jonel Scholtz

Excerpt from ‘Icarus Rising – Volume 1’

Photo Credit © Vakseen DUĀLITĀS Nephele – They say she was the Greek goddess of duality created by mighty Zeus from clouds to be an exact replica of his beloved wife Hera to live as a dobbelganger to serve the lustful Ixion who hungered to defile his true love who belonged to someone else but … Continue reading Excerpt from ‘Icarus Rising – Volume 1’

The Gathering – Glomag June2019

© Photo Credit Marcel Herms The Gathering Empty Space – Black our self-inflicted melancholy born from hopelessness weighing down our daily existence in this ever increasing chaotic world fuelled by humanity's hunger for military, financial and digital power draining our own intended endeavours to remain self-sufficient, law abiding, positive and loyal to those who respect … Continue reading The Gathering – Glomag June2019