Tuesday 26th September 2017,
Poetry Potion

Call For Submissions: Poetry Potion 12 (CLOSED)

This is a call for the Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 12 This edition of Poetry Potion will launch in September and is focused on exploring the idea of The Others. Who or what exactly are The Others? “In dichotomies crucial for the practice and the vision of social order the [...]

July 31, 2017 Call for Submissions editorial Comments Off on Call For Submissions: Poetry Potion 12 (CLOSED)

editorial: Love & Compassion

The impulse to write is often driven by something that we can’t always explain. When we’re younger and don’t know any better, our words flow, overflow, from a place that seems to have no bottom. When we know better, words seem to not flow as easily. It can feel like [...]

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My unfulfilled perfect plan by Daniel Mahaba

I wanted to stand on top of the moon And tell you how much I love you In front of all the races of the world I wanted to collect sparkling stars And make you a twinkling bracelet I also wanted to see how God and angels See you from [...]

September 25, 2017 Daniel Mahaba a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 25 September 2017

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK   “The colour of Mondays”   use the form below to submit For more info about A Poem A Day click here [...]

September 25, 2017 Writing Prompts a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 23 September 2017

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK   “Wind and Soil”   use the form below to submit For more info about A Poem A Day click here [...]

September 23, 2017 Writing Prompts a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

Alice by Ben Jackson

A man I once loved Rolled joints from the sleeves of his grandmothers bible, He hated her for dying. Sometimes, He locked the door, closed the windows and burnt a lot of incense Said he was teaching me how to hold my breath Said that’s how it felt when he [...]

September 22, 2017 Ben Jackson a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 22 September 2017

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK   “The birds in my voice”   use the form below to submit For more info about A Poem A Day click here [...]

September 22, 2017 Writing Prompts a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

Omnipotence of self by Phumelelokuhle Ngidi

I have been here before, As a barrel of simmering thoughts As tall men and women that fell from grace, down to earth like flickering lightning bolts As a woman that told her people to kill the cattle and burn all the crops As a loincloth that covered a new [...]

September 21, 2017 Phumelelokuhle Ngidi a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 21 September 2017

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK   “Under my feet” use the form below to submit For more info about A Poem A Day click here [...]

September 21, 2017 Writing Prompts a poem a day challenge, poetry 0

Poet Profile: Xabiso Vili 

Xabiso Vili  is a performer, writer, TEDx speaker and social activist, currently working in the City of Tshwane. His writings help him explore his inner world so as to be able to relate to the outer world. He is the Pretoria Spoken Sessions Slam League Champion 2015/16 and the Speak Out [...]

September 20, 2017 Quaz poet profile, poetry seen 0

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 20 September 2017

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

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

Maboneng by Sithembiso Mokuwa

Jozi, Maboneng, Jhoni The private hospital where dreams are born And the backroom clinic where reality aborts them So lucid are these illusions advertised, it’s a breeze for vendors to extort them They sold us dreams and we bought them First the architects created their own stars with lights and [...]

September 19, 2017 Sithembiso Mokuwa a poem a day challenge, poetry 0