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An Ode To The Muse by Sihle Ntuli

[tabs tab1=”Poem” tab2=”Poet Bio”] [tab id=1] Muse sitting on the hypotenuse The complexities of Pythagoras I tri an angle of the view Guilty curves drive brains over the leap of faith Sparking thought in the air Landing on an explosion...

As much as they like by Daniel Bogogolela

[tabs tab1=”Poem” tab2=”Poet Bio”] [tab id=1]They are in love Why should I let her go? I love her— Very much! He stole her from another man. His heart is bleeding too. The public can whine As much as they like.[/tab]...

Flash to Flash by Khomotjo Manthata

[tabs tab1=”Poem” tab2=”Poet Bio”] [tab id=1]Some kind of hue, which articulates the passion Translated in a forbidden, but artistic precision Make believe or history ‘who knows’? Is this a touch of determined desires? Pain was not of the past, but...

poet profile: Mbuyiseni Oswald Mtshali

“Honest writers write what they see, experience, live.” Forty one years ago, Songs of the Cowhide Drum was published. This book, a humble collection of poetry, would become the key that would open doors for the writer, Oswald Mtshali. Liberal...

featured poem: Always a Suspect by Oswald Mtshali

  I get up in the morning and dress up like a gentleman – A white shirt a tie and a suit. I walk into the street to be met by a man who tells me to ‘produce’. I show...