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I Wash My Dishes by Esther van der Vyver

I wash my dishes the long knives warm under my hands smooth like my dreams and as sharp I dream of love with no loss of sex with no regret no misunderstanding I dream of beginnings of motion also of...

Elapsed by Jazz Africa

Elapsed Miles gone by beyond and unreachable Neatly wrapped like fresh dough inside a tsampa bowl Memories, hidden well, tucked in like a pappoose under its covers Hidden behind “doors wide open shut” Comforting it seems, yet… Yet, so belittling...

A Dream Deferred by Tshego Monaisa

A dream deferred is not a dream idle A dream delayed brews in the heart, Causes one to stir, toss and turn in ones sleep.So many give up, Because of a dream deferred, Never realizing the secret, That a dream...

A dream deferred by Aubrey Mgwenya

from dawn to dusk, from morning to evening, from sunrise to sunset, I sit quietly and lonely. with nobody to name of mine. with nobody to embrace me. with nobody to fall in love with. with nobody to stay with....

Today is Today by Christine Msibi

Today becomes tomorrow everyday The chance each day, is wasted away. This isn’t the way that things should stay. Pick a Colour Paint your path Right the wrong And make your mark You Dreamt it You want It So live...