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We’re Sponsoring Prizes for Lover + Another Poetry Challenge

Poetry Potion is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring prizes for the 2013 Lover + Another Poetry Challenge. This year’s challenge explores issues of gender roles, love and sexuality with the theme "Man.Woman.Any[Queer]ies?” . This year, the winner of...

Parting at the backdoor by Mariella Rossi

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]They falter there Turn askew For shame Past your face to the tips of your shoes They leave the rest of you for shadow The illuminated edge of your packed bag The only proof at...

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...

poet profile: Vangi Gantsho

seeing the poetic landscape, through vangi-tinted glasses Vangile Gantsho has been steadily making her way into the poetry scene since the mid 2000s. Starting out in poetry circles at varsity, she has worked her way in quietly and steadily. As...

q&a: Sihle Ntuli

Poetry Potion: What inspires you to write?  Sihle Ntuli: I became fascinated by legacies in general. I was in awe of the idea that a name can be immortalised. I chose writing as a medium because it was most true...