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STUMP by ANOINTED DIAMOND

[tabby title="Poem"] The enemy cameKill my headDestroy my bodyAnd steal my legsMy eye watching They started calling me names:Garden seatDog’s resting placeAnt’s hiding caveMillipede’s breakfast menu But they remembered notI am a stump, I don’t dieThough I die, I still...

POETRY SEEN: TSHWANE SPEAK OUT LOUD YOUTH POETRY COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL.

Tshwane Speak Out Loud is back, and continuing with its third season of spoken word poetry by the youth of Tshwane. The festival will kick off on 6 June with a seminar at the University of Pretoria. This opening preludes...

Watch: Ricky Man- Video Poem by Charl Landsberg

Charl Landsberg is a South African poet and a regular contributor to Poetry Potion’s online and print publications. Their work focuses on queer rights, feminism, social justice and anti-racism. Read below as Charl explains the inspiration and context behind their...

The Eulogy by Joseph S. Pete

[tabby title="Poem"] My aunt had her moment on stage at my uncle’s funeral. Though distraught over his loss, she clearly relished the limelight, interjecting herself into his story, regaling her fellow mourners with rip-roaring, back-slapping tales of how she and...

Poetry Seen: Titilope OPENS Johannesburg

Spoken word and literature enthusiasts will get an early festive season present after award-winning Nigerian Poet, Titilope Sonuga added Johannesburg to her highly anticipated Open Tour which also includes Edmonton, Calgary, London, Lagos and Abuja. The spoken word and music...