Tuesday 26th September 2017,
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Jozi House of Poetry Asks: What is Foreign To You?

What is “foreign” to you? Do you write about “foreign” skies, flowers, and humans? When you read a poem, and you love it, or hate it, does it become your favourite or least favourate “foreign” poem? How do you language [...]

April 22, 2015 poetry seen
poet profile: Phillippa Yaa de Villiers

poet profile: Phillippa Yaa de Villiers

Phillippa Yaa de Villiers started out writing in her diary as a young kid. In an interview with Mike Alfred in the Twelve + One (Botsotso Publishing, 2014), she eeeveals that she would write her secret thoughts and secret letters [...]

September 26, 2014 current issue, poet profile
100 000 Poets for Peace at Jozi House of Poetry

100 000 Poets for Peace at Jozi House of Poetry

If we were all to jump into the air at the same time, would the force of our collective landing knock the earth off its course around the sun? on 28 September 100 000 poets around the globe will lend [...]

September 25, 2014 poetry seen

poetry seen: events this week


June 24, 2014 poetry seen

poetry seen: upcoming Poetry events in Johannesburg

Word N Sound presents Modise Sekgothe date: 27 March 2014 time: 7pm venue: Sophiatown, 7th str, Melville entrance: R50 “Word N Sound Presents…” is a platform given to poets to showcase their full-length shows. Whether the show is a theatrical [...]

March 26, 2014 poetry seen

Jozi House of Poetry: Why Don’t We Write About Love?

The first Jozi House of Poetry session of the year took place on the 23rd of Feb at the Afrikan Freedom Station. Though the venue is smaller than their previous venue, I’m glad they’ve moved the event here, the Afrikan [...]

March 4, 2014 current issue, poetry seen

poetry seen: This Weekend (23 Feb)

  If you have a poetry even coming up, email us the details and we’ll publish them. You can also tag @poetrypotion or hashtag #poetryseen on twitter and we’ll RT your events (they’ll also be cross posted to our Facebook [...]

February 20, 2014 poetry seen

poetry seen: Events (week 30)


July 26, 2013 poetry seen