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On the Flipside by Jeannie Wallace McKeown

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab3="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]If you wonder why I couldn’t stay consider how it felt to me: that you would have lovingly flayed the skin from my body made it into your night shade light diffused around you through...

A Lady by Abdulmugheeth Petersen

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab3="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]My lady’s figure is all covered Just her hands and her eyes may be seen So others may think she is less beloved For in no man’s sight she has been [restrict ...]Her face she...

Peace of Mind by Moses Kilolo

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab3="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]I get lonely sometimes, and I seek you Then we fight a little, when not making love Most of the time I feel horrible after Because I know I have not given you, any truth...

Loving Me by Mercy Dhliwayo

If you do not tell me that you love me tonight I truly will not mind For I have accumulated enough “I love yous” to conquer hatred [restrict]And build nations of love “I love yous” enough to last a lifetime...

Tumelo Khoza: A Cup o’ Gold

“Give your poems names. They are your children.” Tumelo Khoza, on her facebook page, 22 January 2014. One of these children, a poem titled “This Young Man” plays with the nursery rhyme “This Old Man”. A poem about reversing the...