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69 Humans Being by Nana Yaa Amamoo

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]69 humans being used today to claim a high moral ground in a stacked contest for legitimacy. Swept away by supremacy’s distracting demand for attention. Today more than 69 will be raped or beaten their...

like jesus by Phillippa Yaa

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Glossary" tab3="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1] I wish like jesus I could swan                  across westdene dam        in my purewhite tekkies to tell you things like I am a miracle waiting to happen to you if only you believed...

Diaspora In Ascension with Phillippa Yaa de Villiers Stompie Selibe and Joel Karabo Elliott

You are heartily invited to the first ever 'Diaspora In Ascension' gathering, an intimate musical-arts concert, visual arts experience and dialogue series hosted by Stompie Selibe, Joel Karabo Elliott and the Broken Chords Creative Studio in Selby, Johannesburg. Friday 19...

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 reveals that she would write her secret thoughts and secret letters...

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...