Thursday 20th July 2017,
Poetry Potion

We have a New Editor!

Poetry Potion has been my passion for the past ten years. This space is about finding new voices and giving them a platform to share their work. It’s about making the access to poetry easier for readers from around the world. I hoped that by showcase different voices, even those [...]

July 10, 2017 za editorial 0

Suicide Notes 2 by Gill Homu

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July 20, 2017 Gill Homu a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 20 July 2017

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK   ”…He is survived by his pipe. The smoke could not wait and took to the wind”   From the poem An Epitaph by Juliuis Chingono From Ten years of Staffrider[1988]   use the form below to submit For more info about A Poem A [...]

July 20, 2017 Writing Prompts a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

God is Bisexual by Adefolami Ademola

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July 19, 2017 Adefolami Ademola a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 19 July 2017

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK   Image by R. Roodt [ Sophiatown2017]   use the form below to submit For more info about A Poem A Day click here [...]

July 19, 2017 Writing Prompts a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

My scars by Nontokozo Sibanyoni

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July 18, 2017 Nontokozo Sibanyoni a poem a day challenge, poetry 2

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 18 July 2017

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK   ”There is a truth with rings wider than a poet’s eye…” From the poem There is by Mafika Gwala From Ten years of Staffrider[1988]   use the form below to submit For more info about A Poem A Day click here [...]

July 18, 2017 Writing Prompts a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

To Breathe Into Another Voice: A South African anthology of jazz poetry

To Breathe Into Another Voice was recently launched at The Orbit Jazz club. This is an anthology of jazz poetry compiled and edited by avid Jazz lover and poet Myesha Jenkins. Published by Real African Publishers, the anthology explores jazz and its relationship to poetry and vice versa: How jazz [...]

July 17, 2017 Quaz poetry seen 0

Lives of Many by Rishan Singh

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July 17, 2017 Rishan Singh a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 17 July 2017

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK   ”The memory of you emerges from the night around me The river mingles its stubborn lament with the sea…”   From A Song Of Despair  by Pablo Neruda   use the form below to submit For more info about A Poem A Day [...]

July 17, 2017 Writing Prompts a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

Mending by Ingrid de Kok

In and out, behind ,across The Formal gesture binds the cloth the stitchery’s a surgeon’s rhyme a Chinese stamp, a pantomime   of print. Then Spoor. The trail of red Scabs rise, stigmata from the thread a cotton chronicle congealed a histogram of welts and weals   The woman plies [...]

July 13, 2017 Ingrid de Kok featured poem, poetry 0