When a woman brings a good man down

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store “By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher,” so reasons the philosopher Socrates. But really, m...

Comrade Gora: Patriot to the last echo

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore “This is something you will undoubtedly find hard to understand. I have decided to respond to the call of the wilderness. “It is the biggest decision I have had to take. ...

Independence not Santa’s Christmas gift

Elliot Ziwira At the Bookstore Independence Day is upon us once again as we celebrate the coming of age of an African ideology and sensibility; an ideology that is steeped in our nationhood, regardle...

Of hungry small fish and rotten fat fish

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”, William Shakespeare observes in “Hamlet”. Denmark stinks, he aptly observes, because all and sundry have decided to throw m...

When Cupid’s arrow strikes an abomination

Elliot Ziwira @ The Bookstore IMAGINE a situation where a brother and sister are caught up in a love triangle, with the former’s fiancée hanging precariously on the fringes, as hearts bleed and commo...

David Harid redefines Christian poetry

Elliot Ziwira @ The Book Store There is a constant reminder that this world is not our home, as the crooner Jimmy Reeves sings in “Across the Bridge”, and Christians intone in their hymns.

Groping for hope in void realms

Elliot Ziwira @The Book Store THERE is so much hope in the knowledge that in the absence of satiation, as it is wont to be in an oppressive environment, one can still feed on one’s faith, unperturbed...