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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...

Thuthukani Myeza takes 2nd Place at Coupe d’Afrique de Slam 2018

It is with great excitement that we announce to the country that our Slam Poetry representative in the Africa Cup of Slam Poetry 2018 held in Chad, Thuthukani Myeza came second in the competition. South African went face to face with...

Poetry Seen: Meera Me II: A Work In Progress by Modise Sekgothe

Meera Me II: A Work In Progress To be imagined more as a preview than a debut. Open to a limited audience, as it is indeed still a work in progress and perhaps still an experiment. It takes from Meera...