Arise Africa

Arise Africa

Freedom, we seek absolute freedomFrom the brazen grip of rulers of the kingdomWe shall take no less than absoluteCos’ we’ve played too much of the fluteThe raging blood of our past heroes mustn’t be in vainWe must strive until we ease their painless painMen who were too bold to be deterredMen who were haunted, but … Continue reading Arise Africa

The Antinovel

The Antinovel

First published HERE I will start with the elementary introduction and understanding of the novel as it is taught in creative writing workshops. The word ‘Novel’ first came into use during the Renaissance (14th century to 17th century). The writer Giovanni Boccaccio applied the term novella to the short prose narratives in his Il decamerone (1353; Ten Day’s … Continue reading The Antinovel

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