Poem performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss
Get to know the poet:
What is the theme of your poem?
The Congo Free State crimes and the continual suffering of the Congo people.
What motivated you to write this poem?
I’ve passionately wanted to share the Congo story with the world.
How long have you been writing poetry?
Off and on for 12 years.
If you could have dinner with one person (dead or alive), who would that be?
What influenced you to submit to have your poetry performed by a professional actor?
Your Great festival platform.
Do you write other works? scripts? Short Stories? Etc..?
Yes. One movie script on the subject. Also I do scholarly writing and media commentaries.
What is your passion in life?
Helping people. Especially in Africa.