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

I AM AFRICA DIVA: Glomag Jan 2020

Introducing my Ekphrastic collaboration with South African artist BERNICE BORRILL Photo Credit © Bernice Borrill I am Africa Diva I, Diva – I am the legend of millennia. My story still epically riddled with fear. At the dawn of time my worth rather sublime – My gift to man painfully a warped perceived divine crime. … Continue reading I AM AFRICA DIVA: Glomag Jan 2020

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

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