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editorial: across the ages

 from Timbuktu, a scribe etches on stone. the sun at her finger tips burnishes runes on the Sahel. in time, the winds will blow them south feet will stampede a tapestry across the warring lines where kin were split. you...

featured poem: Sharp-ville by Obakeng

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1] Bathe in their blood And be swathed in their flash they live in a sharp-ville They browse the city at night And moan to unborn souls that rest in pieces of contraceptives And WE...

On The Road Again by Mwape Mumba

[tabs tab1="Tab 1" tab2="Tab 2" tab3="Tab 3"] [tab id=1] On the road again I remember when we first met and then I did whatever just then to sit next to you then This road reminds of you Vividly the thoughts...

Incomplete by Jerome Cornelius

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1] The waves look like canoes, coming for us. You say you wish you could lie on the mirror-water and float. Shooting star, we both see it. You, out the corner of your eye. You...

Letter from Propaganda School by The Black Poet

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1] Letter from PROPAGANDA SCHOOL Sister… See the ballot dust bins seething with propaganda condoms, political abortions, Freedom stillborn Violence is a see through pit coat that uncovers city buttocks marked with political boils Bring...