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Going Home by Yoshira Marbel

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Porcelain Princess Perfect in every way wishing it all away Underneath Shattered glass tearing into her perfect skin Burning inside like scalding hot coals Begs to be free Wrapped in lies Tired of pretending all...

Reality within reality by Rantoloko The Truth Molokoane

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Light shadows. Light, unattached shadows dance to the music that effortlessly strolls out of the cursed mouth of the night As it inhales silence and exhales music These shadows, descendants of masters that have compiled...

Food, not for thought by Tosin

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]There was a man from Biu Who built two storeys new This home faced the bath He had binoculars Though you didn’t see him, he could see you. There was a woman from Calabar Whose...

Tunisia by Tosin

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Where Romans built And sat in stone. Where Greek men cooked With silk road spices. Where you live now Forgetting so much - So much blood beneath Your city streets. You’ve washed your hair In...

Still I Rise by Jazz Africa

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Traces and faces I protest The long awaiting silence of my soul I reclaim No more dying words Ormeta no more, hush be gone No pain stored Love recalls [/tab] [tab id=2] I write so that...