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Poet Muse: Wopko Jensma

(poet, artist. 1939) i am a dirty little room with spiders in the corner of my skull my mouth a dark pit into which human droppings disappear the speck of rust in my heart worries me many people breathe in...

Editorial: The Others

"The torture of being the unseen object, and constantly observed subject." - Amiri Baraka Identifying ”The Others” is all about power dynamics. It is the messy intersection and interaction of multiple identities, mixed with toxic socializing, body scaling and the assumed...

Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 12 Cover reveal

Friends! Our next quarterly print edition Poetry Potion 12: The Others is about to hit the shelves. We are proud to reveal the cover art for this edition, designed by Johannesburg artist Matthews Tshuma. This Edition is themed 'The Others'  and sees...

Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 11 Cover reveal

Poetry Potion is proud to reveal the cover for our latest Poetry Potion Print Quarterly. The Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 11 cover illustration is designed by the talented Megan Ross and this edition is themed love & Compassion. The 25...

Poet Muse: Gladys May Casely-Hayford

(educator, writer, 1904-1950)   My lips were buds of innocence until you     came one day And drew a fountain from my heart and     careless went your way[1] Born in Axim, Ghana, Gladys May Casely-Hayford was the daughter of...