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The Slayer and the Vermin by Tanielle van der Schyff

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]She and I were different In many, many ways I was happy She was sad Her parents were good My parents were bad She and I were different In many, many ways She and I...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 20 Oct 2014

this week's writing prompt: "To be honest and truthful in all endeavours is an experience not a regret." ~Fela Anikulapo Kuti 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below to submit or click here [wufoo username="ndlovukazi" formhash="rb3hawc0e0uoo0" autoresize="true"...

Coin shortages by Tinashe Tafirenyika

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]"I do not have any coins, So for your change Will you take condoms or cigarettes?" Unconsciously she shrinks my choices To either lung cancer Or ninety-something-percent "safe" sex And the percentage decreases considerably If...

On Life’s Doorstep by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]On life’s front step, there’s no welcome home mat Desperate bare knuckled knocks dissipate The door’s fortified, shaped life a tombstone Embedded in a six-foot deep foundation Wondering if our DNA’s the password to success...

CloudWalker by Sihle Ntuli

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Four corners Square one a reality that never left. When lying Detach the tongue and let it rest on the ground. Once done re-attach. The rule is no flash fiction Yesterday's body unresponsive and still....