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Editorial: Inside This Cocoon

"Who I was is not who I am And who I am is not who I will be."  -Myesha Jenkins As poets are prone to do, Myesha Jenkins beautifully describes the process of transformation in her poem, ‘Transformation’. Change is...

Book Review: Collective Amnesia by Koleka Putuma

Collective Amnesia by Koleka Putuma, is arguably one of the most intriguing collections of poetry to come out of South Africa. Putuma’s first collection of poetry struck me as a beautiful disruption: A loud, unapologetic voice yelling back at the...

Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 13 Cover Reveal

Friends, our next print edition ‘Poetry Potion 13: Transformation’ is about to hit the shelves. We are pleased to reveal the cover for this edition, Designed by our editor Quaz Roodt. Inspired by the poem ‘Transformation’ by Myesha Jenkins the...

Essay: ¾ Of an ounce by Mutle Mothibe

Humans can at times mimic planets drifting seemingly aimlessly through vast space. Space, where it’s difficult to judge where the centre is from the periphery or where the vertical is from the horizontal. The drift is a supposed ripple effect...

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...