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Promise land by Hazel Tobo

[tabby title="Poem"] The people The talks The hopes The hunger, The killings. We have died at the hands of politics, We have learned to write poems from promises, We are tigers, that failed to prey on the antelope, A tiger...

Interment of a Sun by Hazel Tobo

[tabby title="Poem"] My hands have never held you, They have never seen you, Only have they created in your honour, Touched tomorrows for you, Yet my eyes carried you from where you died And laid you to sleep in a...

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 28 July 2017

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK   ''Stimela I board your rhythm to midnight...''     From the poem Stimela .by Hazel Tobo[My broken Azania[2014]   use the form below to submit [gravityform id="2" title="true" description="false"] For more info about A...

Black problems and the democracy by Hazel Tobo

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1] Black problems are in English, Black problems are heavy, Oozing with pain and tears, Chilli and alcohol. Black problems are death, Broken promises, Missing fathers, Drunk mothers, Hungry stomachs, Knives Poison Drugs Poverty Free...

Poetry Potion 10… Cover Reveal

Our latest edition of Poetry Potion is about to hit the streets! Featuring poems from: Anthea Paelo, Modest Dhlakama, Christopher Kudyahakudadorwe, DeeAnds, Kariuki wa Nyamu, Tshepi Makhatha, Megan Ross, Caitlin Spring, Makhanani, Norbert Góra, The Motion, LeseLovesLord, Kela Griot, Ruth...