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Untitled #23 by zamantungwa*

I’ve always been Afrikan Daughter of Mntungwa* uMuntu ngabantu (i am because we are)** Owadl’ izimfe zambili kwaphuma khambi lilinye*** One of the brown blk dirt Soil burnished by ilanga (the sun) Daughter of sun Dispossessed though Langa linye ngizonqoba...

Celebration by Fathima Dawood (featured)

Jubilantly, excitedly, unabashedly celebrating, Spiritedly, animatedly, enjoyably consorting, Awakening to the heat of our African Sun, Cavorting so splendidly in our gathering so grand, We applaud our efforts by enjoining our hands, Declaring our presence that enhances our land, Honing...

The Rotten Ages by M.B. Gama

The wind blows swiftly across the Kalahari, Waters of the Nile flood the Sahara, Gallons plunges at the bottom of the Victoria, Frost, dew and snow covers the plateaus of the Kilimanjaro, Beauty aside, Africa is darker than the dark...

My Way Home by Sihle Ntuli

I wonder what they'll say Will the words spill out their mouths Will their mouths open for Oxygen to fill their breathlessness While their breath conditions my condition that overheats As i search for the cool breeze that used to...

On heat by Kella Kills

The hot sun the beating drum your death cold stare my weightless care the spicy sands the gritty feet your still movement my one step beat the noisy birds the silent winds your lips closed shut my mouth is hot...