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Spaces and Traces by Jazz Africa

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]With or without chondrules, Rocks and stones lie quietly on the earth’s surface Flightless….motionless Showing no remorse or a single twinge of emotion Deep in the crust of the earth Pahoehoe, aa and jellies of...

Smiling Faces by Jazz Africa

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Silent movements of your smile I learn your language I learn your laughter I learn your strides I appreciate in you your adores Conversations of the heart They move in packs They suspend It depends[/tab]...

Sugar and Smells by Jazz Africa

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Sugar and Smells Procrastinated smells linger on I sleep, I eat, I pray Tossing and turning, smells on my soul Sweet smells, I spray Rain drops on my soul, I retain Emptiness, I pray Bare...

Still I Rise by Jazz Africa

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Traces and faces I protest The long awaiting silence of my soul I reclaim No more dying words Ormeta no more, hush be gone No pain stored Love recalls [/tab] [tab id=2] I write so that...

POSSE SHAMELESS: Chasing my being by Jazz Africa

Raw meandering, turning, twisting and spinning movements of mountains Up and down the slopes, peak on peak. Rude, sharp turns covered in uncooked wild grasses of the slopes. Li-tšetšenki, mekholitsoane (lizards) and goats reaching heights unregistered Abound yet, sparingly, with...