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100 000 Poets for Peace at Jozi House of Poetry

If we were all to jump into the air at the same time, would the force of our collective landing knock the earth off its course around the sun? on 28 September 100 000 poets around the globe will lend...

Wonders Will Never Cease by Ndaba Sibanda

[tabs tab1=”Poem” tab2=”Poet Bio”] [tab id=1]That group stunned the citizens With their home-grown optimism And Mickey-Mouse verbal aerobatics, They harped on instant prosperity Propelled by their great discovery, People pinched their bodies upon Hearing the optimists’ story of refined Diesel...

Biko’s painted echo by Thabang Ngoma

In the old green country The artist painted beauty The river in a flow of orange A blue-grey backdrop The rolling Drakensburg mountain range A mosaic of nine shades With eleven distinct tones Under the cool shade of a willow...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 22 Sep

this week’s writing prompt: global warming. global warning. 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below to submit or click here For more info about A Poem A Day, click here.

Let Live, Africa by Tshepo Maredi

[tabs tab1=”Poem” tab2=”Poet Bio”] [tab id=1]African, through teary eyes a memory with every teardrop, a hurt enclosed a battle fought and lost a question, unanswered a poem a protest a dream a hope, shattered Brothers love Brothers Sisters love Sisters...