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Energy Mavaza reveals what is beneath the African sun

09 Feb 2021 at 17:12hrs | Views
The upcoming Great Zimbabwean young writer Energy Mavaza is set to release his second poetry oozing thought-filled book   titled Beneath the African Sun. online. The book will be out this coming Friday and will be accessible on Amazon and several outlets.

The Chikwaka bred artists' book is a collection and dripping fountain which sums up most African socio-economic day to day issues in mind flowing thoughts.

 Giving a review of the book Dr MASIMBA Mavaza commented as below
Energy Mavaza's Beneath the African sun has subversive brilliance which shines in new and unexpected ways with this masterpiece. Ever wondered what the lovechild of Twilight and The Softness of the African sun presented to the Galaxy would look like? The vivid language instantly transported me into the world, and there were several huge linguistic expertise that made this poetry book a talking pages put together.

TO THE WAVING FLAG

"The rainbow flag that waves
At schools' and heroes' graves In filled stadiums and banks Pumps pride in my heart's tanks Awakening the beast in me
I never knew lay dormant." Does indeed water the appetite to understand more about the rainbow which wave colours of pride and patriotism in the hearts of many Zimbabweans.  

The writing is pregnant with emotion and sense with especially awkward dialogue, but for all the premise of the poems was brilliant and paints meaningful implants.

The main function of a poem is to convey an idea or emotion in beautiful language. It paints a picture of what the poet feels about a thing, person, idea, concept, or even an object.  Energy Mavaza grabbed the attention of the readers through the use of vivid words which gives emotional shades, figurative language, and other feelings which put permanent images in the hearts of many. Energy showed the readers that, the supreme function of a poem is to transform imagery and words into verse form, to touch the hearts and minds of the readers. This book can easily arouse the sentiments of the readers through versification. BENEATH THE AFRICAN SUN  has ,evoked imaginative awareness about things by using a specific diction, sound, and rhythm.
The energy used by Energy in this energetic bundle of emotions  is tango able energy one can feel and feel again.
Well done and God bless.

"Beneath the African Sun, is my 2021 project that zooms closer home to issues affecting the people of colour. Those issues may be overwhelming for an anthology of 50 poems, but Beneath the African Sun dwells more on Africanism, black pride, culture and other darker vices of our blackness through emotional artistry of poetry." Said Energy Mavaza commenting on his success.
The book is set to be launched this Friday the 12th of February 2020.

Commenting on the book Cde Matemadanda a politician and and an astute scholar himself said. "Zimbabwe is blessed to have brains like these ones. Our legacy will be stored forever in the special brains of the youth like Energy Mavaza"

Energy Mavaza thanked his sweet wife Fortunate Mavaza for the support she has provided in writing this book.

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Source - Dr Masimba Mavaza
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