DOMICILIUM WINTER QUARTERLY OUT!

Cover of the Domicilium Quarterly Winter 2019. Author of cover image: Bronwyn Carter     Domicilium, a monthly curated poetry and music event has been happening a little over a year and it was with great pleasure that we held and leafed through the first physical copy of the Domicilium...

Elia Fb – “Ndoki” / Part II

Every night in the other worlds I make sure I offer her flowers In the garden of our common stories My ancestors rest in no graves, Only in spirits of dignity and victory   Our softness may crack any adversity, Reconcile strength with weakness, despair with audacity Even when you...

Elia FB – “Ndoki” / Part I

I am the daughter of freedom fighters and farmers Dark skin warmer than deep-down waters But cooler than Congolese summers   Kinshasa-borne father and French mother Raised in the suburbs of Paris So excuse my French: my vernacular bloomed in the streets   I am sure my ancestors moved carefully,...