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After by Allyson Bantom

after the watchful monsters are sated with the watery sludge of my butchered name and the acrid aftertaste of their contempt is replaced by the mundane after the last bile has issued forth from their murderous mouths and they have...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 16 Feb 2015

this week's writing prompt: The State of the Nation dear Poets, let us respond in the best way we know how to President Zuma's 2015 State of the Nation Address [youtube id="bPF3mSy6TvM" width="620" height="360"] 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK...

Hands by Nokwazi Pholose

[tabs tab1="Poetry" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Your hands are mine, Only with a few more dimes. The fingers are the same, Scratching through magazines and traveling books in search of ideas for fame. Your hands are mine, Just with a little...

‘Valiant’ Pegasus by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]‘When only the satellites are spared in the distance And the mother ship has lost her spin around the axis When our last personal effects are launched in a capsule, And we’re all gone, is...

Dodging Raindrops by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]In the eye of the storm brave hearts embrace Fears stirring confusion in her turbulence We recollect our mangled existence To move forward with growing resilience In her eye, the look of clarity Safe in...