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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...

editorial: Ever been kidnapped by a poet? 2012.01

“ever been kidnapped by a poet” ~Nikki Giovanni, kidnap poem this is the first edition for 2012, in fact, it’s the last edition of 2011. it just didn’t make it and almost never it. dealing with various factors in my...

Rhyme, Alliteration & Assonance

Sound plays an important role in creating meaning in poetry. one way to use sound is the employ repetition through rhyme, alliteration, assonance and consonance. according to Wikipedia, rhyme consists of identical (“hard-rhyme”) or similar (“soft-rhyme”) sounds placed at the...

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...