This Is Not A Poem – upcoming dates

Seeing one’s mother cry

Is never a good sight;

You begin to wonder

How bad things really are.

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Thursday, October 10: Wales-African Film Festival, Pierhead Building, Cardiff. 7pm

Friday, October 11: Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Time 6pm

Friday, October 18: Tenby Museum and Art Gallery. 7pm

December 4: Cameroon High Commission, Holland Park, London TBC

December 5: Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea. 7.30pm

A gecko waits patiently for the moth

I grew up in Cameroon

Where on the wall

Of my mother’s living room

A gecko waited


For the moth.

THIS IS NOT A POEM a hymn to tolerance and understanding, written and spoken by Eric Ngalle Charles, directed by Greg Lewis. A Pegasws Production.

Read all about this new short film here.