In this essay, I will pay particular attention to South African praise poetry to demonstrate that there is a slow shift away from patriarchy towards inclusivity. The genre of praise poetry has progressed from being predominantly male to include more female poets who have gained fame and respect across the African continent. I will begin with a discussion of the past, before addressing the current shift away from patriarchy.
The Lines That Divide
Who do we blame during this free reign? #poem
Beyond the loss
Grieve your dreams #poem
Everything you need to know about the POETHERAPY workshop
POETHERAPY is an online writing workshop focusing on the art of poetry. Everyone is welcome from beginners to professional writers. There are two type of workshops (adults and kids) in July 2021. You will learn many techniques for writing poetry, and the theme is self-awareness.
An online writing workshop focusing on the art of poetry. Reflect on self, explore within, and express emotion through the poetic form.
Distraction = Dismissal
Everyone brings their offense #poem
We are all drawn to... #poem
Seeking meaning but instead finding... #poem
I will never see you again #poem
Clothed in your bare truth #haiku
The Infamous 2020!
My words have done me proud, traveling far and wide. #blog
Child of the Light
Illuminating and alluring #poem
I tick off the stars #poem
She beckons to be friend #poem
They beat against the shore #poem
With eyes to the sky, I ask, why? #poem
Searching all the same #poem
Repeating those patterns #poem
Colliding, combining #poem
Update from NISHA :)
A quick update about my writing plans.