ISBN 9781779295941
Pages 114
Dimensions 210 x 148mm
Published 2020
Publisher Mwanaka Media and Publishing, Zimbabwe
Format Paperback

Shades of Black

by Edward Dzonze

The pastor preach, the congregates bleach....here the artist is called to question the essence of morality in the wake of moral decadence. When the people speak and the superiors they speak to, take a dive deep into the questionable pools, the people speak to question, here the artist is called to sing. When the sun denies us the lustre at anticipated times, when the moon submits to darkness before we see the road awaiting us...we paint the pictures to depict the terrain and ask a question or plenty. When the land we have cannot make a home for us.... Unfathomably so, everybody wants to know how i lost the brighter shades of my skin colour to the political machinations of the Addis Ababa parliament. Verily I say; those are the Shades of Black for you.

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About the Author

Edward Dzonze

Edward Dzonze, at 31 years old, has published Many Truths Told At Once ; Wisdom Speaks & Breakfast with Marechera. Co-edited the Zimbolicious Poetry Series Volume 1&2, is also known as NRS (NamelesRadioStation ) in Spoken Word spheres. Dzonze has contributed to more than 15 other anthologies and journals across the globe and is currently working on his fifth poetry collection, Here We Stand. He lives in Harare's high density suburb of Budiriro with his wife and beloved two kids; KFD & SHD. 

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