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RCA’s Fungai Chigumbura has released a Book of Poetry

  Readers Cafe Africa is proud to announce that one of our regular contributors and old sons, Fungai Chigumbura (under his pen name F.C. Stanley), has released his first book of poetry, The Two Trees. The short poetry chapbook is an exploration of love, heartbreak, disillusionment and grief from the writer’s perspective. Through the spoken word, Fungai introspects on what […]

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The Empathetic

By Fungai Chigumbura, Zimbabwe   One of the pitfalls of being a writer, or simply enjoying the spoken word, is the tendency to overthink. Your mind races to a million different possibilities about the most minute of details, soaring above the landscape of every different turn of events before settling on maybe a dozen or so to focus on. It […]

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Letters from the Body

By Chido Nyandoro, Zimbabwe They may cut me, defile me, Mock me, shoot me, Rape me, starve me, Throw me in a cage, in the gutter, in a grave, For simply one thing, the colour of my skin; Yes they have tried, To dishonour me…to kill me But still, here I stand, Tall; Strong, Still able to bear fruit; to […]

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Sad Memories

By Chido Nyandoro, Zimbabwe   Each sad memory you endure, I dry them out in the warmth of your joys. I plant them in the soil of your subconscious fields, So that they may bloom again into new hopes and dreams. 348 total views, no views today

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