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Poet Profile: Sibulelo Manamatela

Writer and poet, Sibulelo Manamatela is from Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal and is currently based in Johannesburg, Gauteng.   Her poetry has been published in Vol. II  of 20.35: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, Sol Plaatjie European Union Poetry Anthology Vol. VIII, Poetry Potion 13:...

POET PROFILE: Nkateko Tshabalala

Nkateko Tshabalala is a self-published author of Poetic Flair, published in December 2018 (Amazon), his first collection of poems written between 1999 and 2018. Born in Soweto & raised in Sebokeng, he went on to study law at Vista University...

Deaths and Beginnings by Dshamilja Roshani

[tabby title="Poem"] I.Once,Home was a feelingRather than a place of birth.When borders had not yet formedScars on the face of the earth.When we were moving, dancing,Flowing at peace, composingThe songs of our soulsWith unbroken, effortlessEase. II.Later we discoveredThe nightmares. They...

Poetry Seen: Meera Me II: A Work In Progress by Modise Sekgothe

Meera Me II: A Work In Progress To be imagined more as a preview than a debut. Open to a limited audience, as it is indeed still a work in progress and perhaps still an experiment. It takes from Meera...

Poetry Seen: Makhafula Vilakazi – Concerning Blacks

In his first solo show in five years, Makhafula Vilakazi has curated an expression of the quotidian blended with the ideological that concerns blackness in the settler republic. It is a complex mourning and rebellion that places the onus on...