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Recollection by Botsana Maphanga

[tabby title="Poem"] My fleeting thoughts, slipping like quicksand into my consciousness. The pendulum of a clock, whisking time back into history, through my attic of memories, of when I was six, eking out the last of my ice cream. Giggling,...

Fruit Tree by Botsana Maphanga

[tabby title="Poem"] You are a late blossomer uninspired by sunlight's splendour. A wither of leaves, outstretched on a myriad of broken limbs. A seeping tiredness has wrapped itself around you, and gravity sits in your palms and in the cracks...

A tree’s shadow by Botsana Maphanga

[tabby title="Poem"] If I could, I would live under the oasis of your shadow, that way, I won't have to see mine. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Botsana Maphanga is currently a fourth-year medical student, studying at Wits University. She has a...