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Featured Poem: Bedlam In Bedlam by Wazi M. Kunene

The mayhem in your patrimony, Enshroud beneath the centre tree, Skulk behind hovering grave contours, Spread thinly across the fatal breeze, The mother to your tribulations    CHANT  [How they’ll call you A child of alchemy How you wade in...

Featured Poem: Ma, ek ko huis toe by Toni Stuart

[tabby title="Poem"] Ma, ek ko huis toe daai berg wat blou oor ons stad le, roep my; in ie donke ure van ie nag sy stem praat my ore sag en ie lied van ie suid-oos wind maak lawaai in...

A song for Nomzamo Winnie Madikizela-Mandela by Vangile Gantsho

In a time when few men could carry it You lifted the cross upon your shoulders Not alone Never without a doubt You fought for a freedom our birthrights had ordained Against the Venters and the Potgieters Against men who...

Featured Poem: Wild Rendezvous by Angela Nimah

Sometimes battle fields come disguised as tended gardens, while scars parade themselves as beautiful, permanent tattoos. Do you remember déjà vu? Do you remember remembering me? Do you remember seeing me for the first time and feeling like we’ve been...

That time of the month by Xabiso Vili

Some poems are their own confessionals. secrets unto themselves, betray themselves, are a dagger in the back, most days they can’t stop the bleeding. Some poems would rather be hidden, get rid of the blood in a public toilet stall,...