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Blood Cleansing by zamantungwa

A Poem A Day challenge visual prompt: [tabs tab1=”Tab 1″ tab2=”Tab 2″] [tab id=1]When there were no more tears left to cry The blood still flowed like rivers Licking the toes of those who still lived Was the thirst quenched?...

My Sanctuary by Gameedah Riffel

[tabs tab1=”Poem” tab2=”Poet Bio”] [tab id=1]The dictionary describes a sanctuary as a holy place. A shelter, safe haven, protection from the human race. If I think of the word sanctuary, You immediately come to mind. My heart, my salvation, my...

A Poem A Day writing prompt (7 April 2014)

this week’s writing prompt is: On April 6, 1994, an airplane carrying Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira was shot down on its descent into Kigali, killing all on board. Genocidal killings began the following day: soldiers, police and militia...

poetry seen: 4 Apr to 6 Apr

  LAST pOet Presents RHYTHM AND POETRY 06 April 2014 Sophiatown Bar Lounge/Kospotong.Newtown.Johannesburg 12h00-19h00 Headlining: PERFORMANCE POETRY Thandokuhle Siphukwazi Mngqibisa LIVE MUSIC The Soulturnovers Free entrance Host: Maks Shobane. DJ: Beatologyonly Tshiwula Guest Artist: Pincode (CPT) Like the Facebook page:...

Our Shack by Fasaha Mshairi

A Poem A Day writing prompt “Sanctuary“ [tabs tab1=”Poem” tab2=”Poet Bio”] [tab id=1]We were catching meteorites with our open chests That left cavities in our hearts That’s why the hollow parts of our hearts beat it; They fled… To the...