BY AGATHA CHUMA
SHAZNAY “The Ammartian” Woods, a passionate spoken word artist who is unashamed to speak the truth through her work, has once again penned a powerful motivational poem titled TO PUSHwhich is accompanied by visuals.
She is bold, beautiful and carries the voice of a seasoned speaker. Just looking at her looks, you can’t believe the fair-skinned young lady has managed to harness the power of words and use it to help change and inspire the nation.
Talk to NewsDay Life & Style yesterday, The Ammartian said real events were the inspiration for his poem.
“TO PUSH is motivational writing. The sole purpose of this piece is to inspire someone who has a goal to achieve because sometimes in life we tend to give up and lose hope in our dreams due to different life circumstances.
“The poem’s visuals feature people from different walks of life, including a boxer, a visual artist (Tafadzwa Tom), a schoolboy (Nyasha Matunga), a doctor (Kudakwashe) Hove, a mechanic (Panashe Bosha), and a dancer Enoch ( Chiromo), which aims to show that everyone is chasing something and we just have to keep pushing.
“We also incorporated Zimbabwean clothing brands in the video, killian.zw7digitsway and Hellenah Designs, to inspire someone that the only thing we need to do is keep working to achieve more,” said- she declared.
Meanwhile, the 21-year-old poet salutes Amara Brown, a local artist who she says has inspired her in the art industry.
She said that because she was a huge fan of the artist, she decided to dub herself after Brown’s fanbase “Ammartia.”
“I worked until where I am today, from the school stage to big stages such as Let Them Fest by Chido Musasiwa and I will continue to work until I reach the heights. “
The Ammartian will receive the Top Social Media Influencer award this weekend at the Macydo 30 under 30 Awards at Rainbow Towers.
She also received the Best Female Advocate Trend Setting Youth Award (2021). His other poems include Shungu, African but white and Musoro Bhangu.
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