Reflection: Mother’s Day

Dear mother, you are the reason for life. Dear mother-to-be, you are the reason for hope. Dear miscarriage mother, you are the reason for strength. Dear adoptive mother, you are the reason for acceptance. Dear childless mother, you are the reason for humility. Dear all mothers and non-mothers, you are the reason for love. © Gloria D....

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...