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I Seek Truth by Liya Bona

I seek truth. She escapes me. I seek spaces To live my truth. I am Surrounded Imprisoned In boxes too small For my soul. My words Squeeze and scramble Through dark cracks To emerge as perverted Half-truths Used as crutches...

q&a: Botsotso Publishing

POETRY POTION: Who is Botsotso Publishing? BOTSOTSO PUBLISHING: Botsotso Publishing is a group of poets, writers, performers and visual artists – Ike Mboneni Wangu Muila, Allan Kolski Horwitz, Anna Varney (always willing to do layout & design for us).  ...

q&a: Spier Poetry Exchange

Poetry Potion had the pleasant opportunity to pose some questions to Lorelle Viegi one of the curators of the 2008 Spier Poetry Exchange…   POETRY POTION:  What is the Spier Poetry Exchange? LORELLE VIEGI:  The event is a week long...

Tapestries by Maikutlo

Tapestries of illusion down my foot path the further I go I’m finding it hard to breathe finding it hard to see as I’m embracing and tracing my footsteps in the darkness, harnessed my beggars and daggers down my footpath...

Day 1 by Rick Thomas

My Eyes burn as if never used before, everything white. White light! What place is this? That my pupils’ virgin too. Q’s with no A’s Different but not phased. Different but not staged. Familiar face, familiar eyes, familiar stance! Familiar...