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

‘A Morning Song for Dylan Thomas’: Appreciation Poetry 2020 curated by Lidia Chiarelli

A Morning Song for Dylan Thomas As the sun turns in circles of radiating brilliance casting its energy into your brittle heart, You allow yourself to bask in chards of paused despair – Owning your daily destiny finding an embracing permeating symphony – Your emotions leaking endlessly into the swelling cavities of Swansea. As the … Continue reading ‘A Morning Song for Dylan Thomas’: Appreciation Poetry 2020 curated by Lidia Chiarelli

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

Ekphrastic Collection 2020: January

Photo Credit © Don Beukes Amateur Photographer "You know, Phaedrus, that is the strange thing about writing, which makes it truly correspond to painting" Socrates to Phaedrus, talking about ekphrasis Tears and Mascara (Lament of a Lonely working Mother) Every day each backbreaking frantic tiring morning sacrificial sighing mourning, I fulfill my matrimonial motherly calling … Continue reading Ekphrastic Collection 2020: January

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*

AAPSTRAK COLLECTION:With CASPER DE VRIES

Excerpt from my second book 'Icarus Rising-Volume 1' - An Ekphrastic Poetry Collaboration Photo Credit © Casper De Vries In One's Hand In one's hand deeds could be controversial, My existence is ambivalently universal all intentions are inherently pure yet beyond yesterday have regrettably caused apocalyptic dismay, Millennia have passed yet a biblical blast from … Continue reading AAPSTRAK COLLECTION:With CASPER DE VRIES