WoChiPoDa 2017: Available in 10 Languages Plus Free Posters

Poetry as one of the literature genres has the potential to contribute towards the Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education. Poetry can contribute to relevant skills of reading and writing. WoChiPoDa as an initiative is one potential tool to contribute towards this global goal. Because...

New Book Release: Let’s Go Dancing in the Light

​ ​"Thoughtful and spiritually intoxicating, Let’s Go Dancing in the Light: A Collection of Poetry and Prose for Soul and Spirit by Gloria D. Gonsalves is a compendium of both poems and essays designed to intoxicate the soul with lofty and pious thoughts...

Poem: Nature in Deed for World Environment Day 2017

Each living and non-living is a network of the obvious and non-obvious artwork with a deed to sustain human handiwork as a bequest to accept our responsibility. Start listening to the sounds of birds river waves rocking stones to words winds conversing with nature guards the network exists to grant tranquillity. Copyright ©...

Project: Akili Reading Club

I had this idea, to start a children's library in my other home country Tanzania. According to the BIG MAGIC by Elisabeth Gilbert, an idea will find someone who is willing to implement it. However, if you procrastinate, someday it will leave to find someone...

I Have Joined The Army of Book Fairies

Books are important: you can travel the world through them, you can see your struggles reflected in them, you can find solutions to your struggles in them, you can find wisdom in them, you can find entertainment in them, you can find differing opinions in...

GloPoWriMo/NaPoWriMo Early-Bird: Spring Wedding

  Today's special early-bird prompt is to write a haibun!  This poem is inspired by the wilting tulips next to my writing screen. And on Friday morning, she walked the aisle of spring carpeted with petals of blooms; pink, yellow, white and rainbow, dreaming to find him at the...

Award: Sonne Woman of Excellence in Literature

On Saturday, 25 March 2017 women from Bavaria, Germany and beyond gathered in Munich to attend the Moving Women Empowerment Conference. The event was organised by the Edtextain e. V. / Sonne Intercultural Magazine. The day's programme drew to a close with the Icon Recognition Ceremony....

International Women’s Day 2017: A Letter To Daughters

For International Women's Day 2017, we're asked to #BeBoldForChange. To call on the masses or call on ourselves to help forge a better working world - a more inclusive, gender equal world. So I wrote a letter to daughters. 8 March 2017 Dear daughters, I hope this International...

The Moving Women Empowerment Conference 2017

The Moving Women Conference is an event where women from various backgrounds come together to learn, share and celebrate themselves. The conference will include presentations and podium discussions to help attending women to realise their dreams through practical information. Furthermore the event is a platform...

Poetry Movie: Delirium of Memories by Gloria D. Gonsalves

On September 2016, we visited the island of Corsica. Our first week was spent in the heart of a Corsican mountain village, Mazzola. On the second week, we stayed between Olmeto, a village perched on a mountainside and the coastal town of Propriano, found on...