21 Days/21 Poems: Naked by Tari Mtetwa

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Zimbabwean women at Independence, 1980.  A Zenzo Nkobi photo. Zimbabwean women at Independence, 1980. A Zenzo Nkobi photo.

 April 18 is Zimbabwe’s Independence Day and therefore, a Southern African poet for today’s Another 21 Days/21 Poems.

The young Zimbabwean poet, Tari Mtetwa, is a new discovery for me.  I found him while perusing the list of Zimbabwean poets featured on the website of The Poetry International Foundation.  I’m so taken by his work that I’m posting not one, but two poems of his today.  I’m particularity drawn to the second poem,  ‘Never Thought I’d Be A River’.

My decision to headline ‘Naked’ is a shout out to Parrish Lantern (The Parrish Lantern), a fellow book blogger and poetry lover.  Parrish has a delightful habit of leaving complete poems as comments to some of my poetry-related posts.  So I was not surprised when I came across this post, From Parrish….With Love,  while searching the…

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21 Days/21 Poems: Grass will Grow by Jonathan Kariara

21 Days/21 Poems: Grass will Grow by Jonathan Kariara.

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VIDEO: Miss Kris’ Guide To Spray Painting

Miss Kris Spray Paint Hot Pink Chair DIY How ToHot pink chair? YES PLEASE!!!!! I gave this basic chair from IKEA a hot makeover courtesy of a can of Krylon spray paint.  Adding a fresh coat of paint is an easy way to personalize a piece of furniture and make it fit the decor scheme of your home, but I personally hate brush painting projects. I prefer to apply paint with a spay paint, but if applied incorrectly your paint job can look just AWFUL… trust me I’ve butchered many a chair. Click here to watch the latest installment of Miss Kris TV and discover a few helpful tips to keep in mind while spray painting.

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Delvaux, from the kingdom of Belgium: An introduction

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Now that we’re all proud being Belgian, thanks Red Devils for the World Cup fun, it’s time to look beyond the football field, onto another terrain we Belgians have been mastering for over decades… Not…

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