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Where I Live by Fasaha Mshairi

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Where I live… Sadness is just a walk away. It overcomes you every time you walk its way, But that’s not the only thing that resides there.. There's Anger, Solemn and Cold. They overcome you...

Poverty by Lindile Manzingana

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Been multiplying before your hashtags did Before your digital sympathies, retweeting for the gathering of awareness But I’m older than the awakening of empathy, more cunning than the force for change that does nothing but...

Time chaser by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Standstill Waiting still Until the grand steal When time stood still In spite of legs Time cheats It flies in our good times And quantum leaps in our sleep It crawls in our watch And...

Paradise (a Prayer to her holy Divinity) by Mapule Mohulatsi

[tabby title="Poem"]A thunder makes love in the skin of Paradise. Paramount to her Divine touch are the screams of soothsayers, Silent ladies, Primordial sages, Ancestors of Venus, In Divine sashaying dresses. Matching in skin colour with the cacophony of a...

Crux by Osita Kabba

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Nature’s artwork unveiled displaying a lineal paragon. Evidence of primal existence, a prototype of basics, all egalitarian kin no elitist. Elephant ear denoting our actuality, tribes in abundance near but still distant. Lustrous soil of...