Chronicles Of World Suicide Prevention Day!

I like to think of myself as someone who always goes against the grain, a rough cut steak that makes for bites difficult to chew and digest. It’s not that I just want to be against what everyone else is doing but I’m a person of my own mind. My world view is twisted through…

Chronicles Of Grief

Life often feels like the most permanent of things. Existence the immovable object and we have no choice but to just carry on through it’s countless seasons. To embrace whatever weight is thrown on our shoulders and just dredge on, one foot after the other. We’re held captive in a cycle that seems to go…

Chronicles Of Afro Lit #WinterABC2022

In my earlier years (8-13) I was an avid reader, and what made me fall in love with reading was the Harry Potter series (along with the Hardy Boys & Nancy Drew). I discovered the series when 6 books were already out and I was hooked. JK Rowling had me hanging on her every word…

Chronicles Of The Feeling Of Africa #WinterABC2022

The amazing continent of Africa. All 50 something countries, numerous tribes and over a thousand dialects. Among that array of people you’ll find my heart. I mean this figuratively and literally too because I was born and raised here, and I’ve never left the continent but not for a lack of trying though. You can…

Chronicles Of Patriotism And The Continent #WinterABC2022

What is the duty of every citizen to their country? Well that is if they have a duty to it and it’s not the country that should serve them. There’s so much onus that is put on citizens and so many times it seems like a deflection of responsibility by those in power. Leadership interested…

Chronicles Of A Poem For The Potential #WinterABC2022

I am a concept not yet fully grasped by most. I am a bird finding my wings but they were never lost. I am an artist with a blank canvas waiting for the brushstrokes of tomorrow  I am not the mistakes of my past but the dreams of my future. I am not valued based…

Chronicles Of Bones Far From Home #WinterABC2022

It had been a winter colder than usual in Zimbabwe with the city of Harare being especially cold. And with the arrival of August, instead of the weather getting warmer temperatures had plunged ever closer to zero degrees celcius. “These are the winds of change” implied the local folk every morning as they went about…

Chronicles Of Lost In Translation/Properganda? #WinterABC2022

The story of the colonisation of present day Zimbabwe can be traced back to about 3 major preceding events. One far away from home and the two others quite close to it. The first event being the Berlin Conference, then the second being the Moffat treaty and the third being the Rudd Concession. The Berlin…