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editorial: Love & Compassion

The impulse to write is often driven by something that we can’t always explain. When we’re younger and don’t know any better, our words flow, overflow, from a place that seems to have no bottom. When we know better, words...

Announcing our new Logo. (Peep my aesthetics!)

In celebration of 10 years of poetrypotion.com online, we are proud to announce the launch of our new logo. This forms part of the new evolutionary journey PoetryPotion.com is embarking on, that will see a steady roll-out of changes across...

Not sure why, but…

Firstly, I am honoured to now be part of an organization that has consistently provided young creative minds with a platform to express themselves. In an age where access to space and outlets depends on association or the weight of...

editorial: Infinite Wonders

To see a world in a grain of sand And heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand And eternity in an hour. Auguries of Innocence, William Blake What is an eternity in an hour?...

editorial: A Tradition of Poetics

We come from a tradition of poetics, which has always responded to the state of the nation. This tradition, whether you are a griot in west Africa or an imbongi in south Africa, has always been about true talk, as...