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Words Are Beautiful by Hailu Mokhosi

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Thoughts have a hold on your head like dreadlocks and so I write. And so I write continuously like how waves go on and on. I write in order to make sense of existence. There...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 1 June 2015

this week's writing prompt: Because I always feel like running Not away, because there is no such place The opening lines from Gil Scott-Heron's Running from his last album, I'm New Here. 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the...

Number by Tulile Siguca

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]200 is just the number Afrikan seeds who were plucked from home before having a chance to grow In Afrika 67 is just the number of slain souls who never new at the mall death...

stretch marks by iso

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]I carry the memory of you like one does her stretch marks --Bearing them alone and in silence, Oft seeking to soothe them into nothingness, Or Caress them into non-existence. --This, how we deal with...

Africa, My Home by Gert Jakobs

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Africa, my home My pride My kingdom Land of my roots Place of heart My home where i feel save Where my life started In the crip Till i close my eyes And went to...