Julie Wangombe perfoms her poem, "A Poetic Reintroduction to Africa", at TED Talent Search.

Julie's Blog — Navigating the Grey Through Prose & Poetry

Dear World, I swallowed myself whole for you all fingers and bits I’ve picked up clicks and colloquial and things.. I never even agreed with. I wish… I had chocked on me… Then at least you’d have know that I’d swallowed something so remarkable, grandiose and whole that it gave me that full-blown sense of …

Last night NTV aired a useful investigative piece exposing all the falsehood that masquerades as religion in this country. The piece exposed “prophets”, “apostles”, etc. who are ripping of congregations, manipulating the Scriptures to suit their own needs and preaching godliness as a means of gain [1 Timothy 6:5] (financial, spiritual or otherwise). The truth …

Luke 6:40-42 “A disciple is not above his teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like his teacher. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? How can you say to your brother: ‘Brother, let me take …

Dear Sunset, I’m tired of turning you into a poem. Grasping at words, petty, trying to stretch them to fit your frame. This is me – always trying to articulate. Understand, first. Make you well-explained and sensible. When really… My heart… Would so much rather… Watch colors bleed: Messy; Wrath; Fire of Love; Un-distilled fusion …

Have you ever made a decision based on a ‘gut-feeling’? A ‘hunch’? An inexplicable sense of what you ought to do? It seems like we all have those moments when we just know what to do (or not do) even though we can’t not logically explain why. Well, blink is about those gut feelings and …

Sometimes the wind will pull up its sleeves To labor with bees Match-making Taking Pieces of pollen through foreign Territories To help flowers kiss. And this…maybe an unusual courtship. A perfectly simple, satisfying kind of bliss. Because this intimacy? Has nothing to do with artificial boundaries; Political Protocol; Or diplomacy. No, This… This is divinely …

1 Timothy 2: 1-2 I urge then that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving (giving of thanks) be made for everyone – for kings and all those in authority, that we (the people of God) may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.” Recently, I seem to have acquired some new found zeal for contemplating …