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poem of the day: Young Bloods by zamantungwa

This is a poem for the youths of '76 and all the ages who did more than what was expected of them... our heartbeats stampeded on Vilakazi Street it was Biko's call Black is Beautiful Black is Beautiful ricocheting off...

A Poem A Day: writing prompt (10/09) | Biko Week

today's writing prompt is: the most potent weapon (from the quote - "The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed." ~ Steve Biko) 1 rule: maximum 16 lines Fill out my online...

A Poem A Day: writing prompt (05/09)

today's writing prompt comes from the second stanza from "I will tell it to my doctor" a poem by Oswald Mtshali from Sounds of the Cowhide Drum I will listen to his voice chanting incantations like a priest giving a...

The 8th Day Of The Week by Sihle Ntuli

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Fallin... Death by Invisible pistol And down I lie... To tell the truth Eye smelt oceans and cried Envy was never so green Green never so bad for my nature Valentines’ Massacre drained us of...

A Poem A Day: Blood Soaked by Saleeha Bamjee

she hangs massacres up to dry virgin rust pressed flowers torn leaves flap violent in the wind the sun to fade what cold water can't [button color="green" link="" target=""]APADC Writing Prompt: "Blood Soaked" (23/08)[/button] [kkstarratings]