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My Heart Beat by Mapitsane Maila

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab3="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Hold on, my heart beat Beat for abandoned children of Africa Genocide seems to be reality to them Defenseless and powerless Raped and tortured Hatred and fatherless among them Running for better life Power replicates...

A prayer for Nomthandazo by Fasaha Mshairi

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio" ] [tab id=1]The voices of her ancestries sang endless ditties, Nomthandazo.. A girl with prayers in her eyes. Her soft palms met to a tempo; Giving dead babies a throb for their underdeveloped hearts Her face...

Relative Societies by Fasaha Mshairi

[tabby title="Poem"] The people are not people without hands soaked in solemn. Ice cold; shivering, They are graves stuck between Heaven and Hell Death is a flag planted in their frozen veins. Yet they walk with splinter covered feet; a...

A Solitude of Sayings by Mapule Mohulatsi

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]A solitude of sayings followed by caves Ancient with history and silenced bees for the sake of sweet nothings and battered lungs Fangs and blood forsaken drums A shakin' mantra Sayings by deities; Godliness in...

Meditation by Bhuwan Thapaliya

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1] As we locked our lips on the slippery steps beneath the shrine of goddess Guhyeshwari, I saw the mother of dawn in her eyes and in her lips were democracy and peace.[/tab] [tab id=2]Bhuwan...