A Tribute To Papa Wemba

In our daily life, sometimes it is the smell, taste or sound that makes one reminisce about home. As for me, the song “Yolele” by Congolese musician Papa Wemba brings back a lot of fond memories. Strolling by a local street and hear different shops...

GloPoWriMo Day 22: Gratitude to Earth (A Speech)

  Today's prompt challenges to write a poem in honor of Earth Day. I chose to write the poem in a speech style after having previously experimented with another Earth poem, which you can read it here. Happy Earth Day! Esteemed Mother Earth. Today I will honour your...

Poem: Our Flags’ Prayer

Featuring a flag on landmarks and other structures is one way of showing solidarity with those grieving on aftermath of terrorist attacks. We can also unite all the world's flags and form a healing rainbow everyday. The below poem is a rework of Our Father/The...

Sonne Women of Excellence: Gloria D. Gonsalves

As part of celebrating International Women's Day, Sonne Intercultural Magazine extended their pledge for parity by showcasing 20 women of African descent in Germany and diaspora. I am grateful to have been recognised amongst other women who gift us with worthy noting examples of inspiration...

Poetry Movie: 2015 by Gloria D. Gonsalves

My memory of 2015 had its share of global happiness and sadness. Both emotions instigated writing prompts for me. On some occasions, I joined writing contests. The potential product/poem was my main driving force (not winning). Naturally, I joined a contest asking poets to submit...

Article: “Why Do We Consume Gossip News?” in Chicamod

First published by Chicamod, an online magazine committed to create 1 Million Jobs for the African youth while making Africa visible not only within Africa but also on the global stage. One day, take a random walk to a newspaper store. Observe who most buys...