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featured poem: Why shed blood for bread? by Morula Wa Kutukgolo

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]With freedom I walk the streets. With joy My body bouncing like a brand new ball. That suddenly feels flattened as I freeze, Fixing my eyes on the side-street. Packed with petrified Brothers and sisters,...

If Black Hair Could Talk by Mbuzobuciko

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]If Black Hair could talk imagine what words would you hear what First words would it say OOH NO STOP!!!... it’s enough for decades i have obliged and accommodated ABUSE and TORTURE of being Burned...

a smile that’s begot by strife by Bandung Poet Mau Mau

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]He threads on... He threads on with his feet so tiny You'd think he tip toes. Conditions are cold; Clouds collude like all black scrum; Rain begins to fall. He wears a big hole... He...

I’m a TV. I’m a Radio by Galapagos

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]My mind, body, spirit and soul is programmed I’m a color screen TV in society I’m a radio headed freak in society I channel film mode expeditions any time of the day I speak radioactive...

Revenging Soul by Dina Koumatse

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Fear Her! Do not underestimate the instinctive melancholy in the tone of her voice Abide Her! The new ruler speaks in a glaring modern patois Be awe of Her! Jungle-ways of a ruthless observant lioness...