It is highly inspiring that as much as Ihraf is an arts community , Its year packed activities and programs are soundly driven by has an efficient governance and a proactive leadership system , driving the Ihraf train to the intended destiny of prowess . Thus all artistic events, productions and publications are well coordinated and well organized. … Continue reading CAPTAINS OF THE IHRAF TITANIC(A special blog)
CHRISPAH MUNYORO is a seasoned Zimbabwean page poet. Her verses are pregnant with crudity and truth. Her satire is heart stabbing. Munyoro writes mature and bold metaphors and her imagery knows no sacred cows. Chrispah’s poetry bleed originality, stomach pit passion and mind raving rhythm. You might want to jive and nod your boggled … Continue reading CHRISPAH MUNYORO,HIGH RISING ZIMBABWEAN PAGE POET.
Mexican writer poet Publisher, educator cultural activist Mariángel Gasca Posadas has grown to become a global creative. She has translated her poetry into English for international readers and all those who can't read Spanish well .The unique part of it, is that her poems remain solid in meaning and turgid with rhythm after translations. Posadas touch on … Continue reading Mariángel Gasca Posadas,MEXICO’s TOP GRIOT
CURATOR's VOICE: Zimbabwe deserves better than bloody and deathly political power tussles. This journal is a clarion call to political players through poetic jabs and literary bullets to respect the citizen’s rights to life. We cannot wake up every day to lick tongues of fire or kiss the razor sharp wind of zing zinging … Continue reading BRAVE VOICES POETRY JOURNAL 59: NO TO THE REPUBLIC OF VIOLENCE!
Writer ,Publisher, Poet and Professor NAGASUSEELA PANCHUMARTHI is a distinguished Scholar and Internationally publisher of note. She is the Co-Editor of JKC Guntur College World Poetry in English series . The professor and her partner Dir. Gopichand Paruchuri who also manages the Guntur International Poetry Festival fished out my performance poetry and flashed it to … Continue reading NAGASUSEELA PANCHUMARTHI IS INDIA’S VOICE OF LITERATURES.
Despite his tender age, TINOTENDA WILSON WAISON’s verses are mature and solid .His lines are head thumping and heart knocking. His pen vomits protest and the snort is truth. The poet chronicles heart rending experiences of his poverty shackled town of Chitungwiza, enduring the burden of disease and violence every single day God. The young poet decided … Continue reading TINOTENDA WILSON WAISON, ZIMBABWE’S HIGH RISING PEN SLINGER.
SHARON TSHIPA is a versatile and unique writer, poet and chronicler. She brilliantly tells stories and vividly portray critical situations through poetry .Her verses are pregnant with rhythm and heavy with memories. Her lines cry, sing, speak, dance, shout and hope. She is one among Botswana’s dream of literary prowess .Her passion for women , … Continue reading SHARON TSHIPA IS BOTSWANA’S LITERARY ARTS DIPLOMAT.
PROLOGUE by Mbizo Chirasha (Curator) “I did not only herd cattle, I watched rainbows scribbling metaphors on the sun. The bald headed moon nodded to my villager’s silhouette every night .Iam a village griot counting Pythagoras and reading Oxford . I treaded the mountains pathways of Mavuradonha , listening to the wind of … Continue reading BRAVE VOICES POETRY JOURNAL58:GRIOTS OF TUKU SAMANYANGA (A Special Tribute)
ALEX NDERITU is a sober minded African poet patriot ,whose rhyming verses are dipped in the rich sauce of Afro-centricism , to be enjoyed with a beef roast of irony and sarcasms . His imagery is delicious mash of Africa sweet potato laced with refreshing chili sauce of patriotism ,sizzling humor and the pride of African identity . … Continue reading TIME OF THE POET with AFRICAN POET PATRIOT.
TIME OF THE POET (with DOLORES MEDEN) In 2003 . I went to Sweden as a young delegate of Zimbabwean International Book Fair . We were bankrolled by SIDA. It was an eyeopening intervention . I perfomed and talked at highly represented literary and book events . I like and respect this Nordic Country , … Continue reading DOLORES MEDEN , SWEDEN’S RISING LITERARY GENIUS.