We grow eyes while asleep, when we dream we dream while awake, when we think We break like dark clouds when we stop pushing we succeed when we spill storms from our hands At every point in time we are given options like branches running out from a tree so never say there were no… Continue reading That’s why you are human/ Written by Wilson Rukevwe Lucky/ poetry
15 years 11 months and 23 hours. That's how long I waited for him. Waited not because I didn't have anything better to do, or that I didn't want to move on with my life, but because it was subconscious. Ingrained in my DNA to want him. I just needed to fill that hole inside… Continue reading All that time/ Written by Phoenix/
Ingrid Persaud emerged the winner of the 2017 Commonwealth writers short story prize with her story 'Sweet sop' at Singapore, yesterday. The woman from Trinidad was the winner of the Caribbean region. It was quite adventurous reading her winning story. The style and form of English was unique. Did you know there is the Trinidad… Continue reading Did you miss it? Commonwealth writers prize winner emerges!
We had long anticipated this moment and it is at last only few hours away. The overall winner of the 2017 commonwealth short story award will be unveiled at Singapore tomorrow. Alongside Nigeria's Akwaeke Emezi are the four other regional winners whose short stories all stand a chance of scooping home the prestigious writers award.… Continue reading Commonwealth short story winner set to be unveiled in Singapore
Homegoing is the novel and Yaa Gyasi is the author! The 'three books' programme from the Stanford University made the debut novel of the beautiful African-born novelist as one of the three books recommended for freshers of the University. This is what Stanford University Undergrad published: Three Books is a signature Stanford New Student Orientation… Continue reading Meet the African woman whose novel is now made mandatory for freshers in an American University
Humans are complex and so it is grossly inappropriate, demeaning and severely criminal to tell a single story about a man. Tell a single negative story about a man and I would be skeptical if you won't be one day described as a man who lived by the sword. Now read excerpts from Chimamanda's TED… Continue reading Why we love Chimamanda’s TED talk
TO HIS COY MISTRESS Had we but world enough, and time, This coyness, Lady, were no crime We would sit down and think which way To walk and pass our long love's day. Thou by the Indian… Continue reading Love, Vanity, Eternity and the precariousness of Time rolled up into 46 lines: Read