There’s a space lying in between life and death. Only the one who wields understanding can create a world with words – the kind that give meanings to that space. The poet knows this. For many, the tools of creating is still at its early stages. This is one reason the performance poetry session with Basiru S. Amuneni, cannot be over emphasized!
” Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. Creativity is characterised by the ability to perceive the world in new ways, to find hidden patterns, to make connections between seemingly unrelated phenomena, and to generate solutions. Creativity involves two processes: thinking, then producing.” The question we shall attempt to answer then is: how can I be creative?
Africa’s first Nobel Laureate in literature, professor Wole Soyinka, celebrates his 84th birthday this day, Friday, 13th June, 2018. This man who grew up in a community where words were an integral part of living, is in himself coated with high-pitch imagination. David Francis E. writes about his conscience.