MiomboPen– One of these days . It rained , it later sobered. rain stopped. i mean it later stopped , Yes i mean. I was in my home library reading , relaxing and reading, i mean the day was simple though gray and uninviting. She called me , she had arrived in Zimbabwe , Harare the previous . She wanted to talk to me , no romance here . no. She was given my name by some artists , she was told of my hardworking , my spirit of creativity , my respect to women kind. IT IS TRUE I was brought up by a women .
Tsitsi came to Zimbabwe during the rain season , i forgot the date , i was broke , i was depressed , Zimbabwe was broke . My energy was smoked out , yes i was tired of the country i was born . Tsitsi called . We met at Mug and Bean . She was anticipating a selfish , proud and stupid petit -kleptomania . I arrived at the venue , simple dressed , drenched and wet . LIFE.
I didn’t beg her . She bought a black-label Zimbabwean brand beer , i gulped it with the hunger of English , yes iam a village student what do you expect? We experienced , stole and drank traditional brew. I drank the drags . It was beautiful meeting . She told me of the wonderful project – Setseno Women Writers Mentor ship project for Africans and Zimbabweans . Her best story on Amazon DIARY OF THE USAH , her other famous story Zebra crossings which is featured on YouTube as a trailer. Wonderful digital marketing.
I responded , i needed in my creative life , she needed me in her professional life , it all became professional . THE SISTER is inspiring . She is the inspiration of young African girls and women . She discovered her talent during the greenness of her age. VERY VALID. We talked about my blogs , projects , gender issues and life .
Tsitsi went back to London after few days of our rainy , soddy and wonderful . She called . We started working together , digital working . She is still working hard and iam working hard. I respect diehards.
After few weeks Tsopotsa made it . She won a prize , not only a prize , i mean an international prize. She is creatively empowered , industrial motivated and mesmerizing . Yes i wrote about her achievement , achievements on this journal.
May young African and global girls take a leaf from this health worker, this nurse , this creative philanthropist , this writer , this mother , this human being for the betterment of their creative filament.
To book lovers , book buyers , story lovers , poets , to be partners and the global community . Please kindly find Tsopotsa on facebook using https://www.facebook.com/tsi.tsop and email Tsoposta email@example.com .
Tsitsi Tsopotsa is a force to reckon in the literary arts industry and she has become an inspiration to many . She dives into romance , fable like stories then dives back into comedy and satire. Her most popular stories include the Diary of the USAH and The Zebra Crossings . These are all Zimbabwean stories though they may differ in time setting and even place setting. Tsitsi has become a global writer/ storyteller who tells the Zimbabwean story in the global arena. Tsopotsa has proved that she is truly a creative force by winning a prestigious award late 2016 with BAWR for her story ,Diary of the USAH. The mesmerizing author has been featured in several blogs , sites and airwaves .Her profiles have been published in various websites and newspapers. The Writer , Social Entrepreneur , Cultural Activist and Creative Artist ENJOYS both African and International recognition. Her endevours can be tapped by the growing generations of Young writers. She is following up the footsteps of FEMRITE , WRITIVISM, STORYMOJA and other Organisations through her strong , creative and artistic voluntary mentor ship organisation Setseno which is also a publishing organisation. Underneath is the record , files , posts and mentions of the good and inspiring writings / works of Tsopotsa past and present.
Tsitsi lost her mother in April 2017. May you rest in PEACE MaTsopotsa.
This article is compiled , authored and published by Mbizo Chirasha , a poet , a word press publisher , Writer , Columnist and a Creative Communities Expert from Zimbabwe . Email the publishing project at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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