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Poetry Is Not a Luxury: Launching at Poetry Africa

2013 has been an exciting year for Poetry Potion. We set out to publish quarterly journals with themes that writers must pick apart, interpret and produce something amazing thereafter. The first print quarterly, themed On Being Human, was launched at...

editorial: Poetry Is Not a Luxury

Did Audre know when she was writing Poetry is Not a Luxury that she’d be speaking to, about and through women like Tereska Muishond, Ayabulela Tutuse, Morula wa Kutukgolo, Mandy Mitchell, Monique Barnard, Saurell Boyers... Women for whom poetry has...

My Weaknesses by Monique Barnard

[tabby title="Poem"]I begged I pleaded I asked for forgiveness, but you, you would not relieve me of my burden. You laughed as I cried for my pain was your pleasure. I was weak, fragile, I asked for help, but nothing,...