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Burning Bridges To Light Up The Tunnel by Bulumko Nyamezele

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]In a distant memory You once said: My complements felt like eulogies being carved onto your skin that sometimes sadness lasted longer when there were people around We have since learnt silence without the absence,...

Save Africa by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]The sharp horn of the rhino cannot protect his kingdom The ivory cache of the elephant cannot buy his freedom Hide the bullets from the machine gun He aims at his children and fellowman The...

3AM by Nonkululeko Lusenga

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]02:35am... the oceans fell. my heart spewed out words I could not spell. 02:45am... nothing made sense. the air was dry. it hurt my nose, but not as badly as the hurt in my soul....

Unspeakable by Mélanie Gondoux

[tabby title="Poem"]I’m afraid of “aimer” rejected by the word or disgusted by love Fear of hearing my voice throwing in these two beats “Je t’aime” I feel naked and weak and I hate being weak But I gave “I love...

three poems by Chad Brevis

[tabs tab1="Man Forged Manacles" tab2="Speak Freedom" tab3="Speak Freedom" tab4="tab 4"] [tab id=1]Man Forged Manacles The definition of black: being of the achromatic colour of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to the absorption of almost all incident of...