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Mother by Chestlyn Draghoender

[tabby title="Poem"] Mother, he should have been here, but he never stayed. Not for long. Anyway, You've made sure that my heart was in the right place. That I never grew bitter or resentful. You've brightened up my days, with...

Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 13 Cover Reveal

Friends, our next print edition ‘Poetry Potion 13: Transformation’ is about to hit the shelves. We are pleased to reveal the cover for this edition, Designed by our editor Quaz Roodt. Inspired by the poem ‘Transformation’ by Myesha Jenkins the...

Bring Us Good News by Chestlyn Draghoender

[tabby title="Poem"] We are shadows in an empty space, with a darkness that seems to grow by the day. It’s been like this for a while, but no-one seemed to notice. We are broken souls. Steeped in our own grief...

Reminding Myself by Chestlyn Draghoender

[tabby title="Poem"] When it seems like there is no way out. That my life is too difficult, I start to scream. But, I won't apologize for this. I live in constant chaos and insanity and turmoil. So when I feel...

He’s Unwell by Chestlyn Draghoender

[tabby title="Poem"] He's at it again. The murmuring and constant complaining. The unbelief, dripping from his mouth. Dumping the poison of doubt into our ears. It's the same thing, over and over and over again. He's unwell. Like an unjust...