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Faith by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] As long as there are prayersThere will always be dreams boasting about the moment of their conceptionThere will always be orators who are born to witness the birth of talesPainters that never sleep, but steal from the night...

Sonnet for the Falling by Aaishah Mayet

[tabby title="Poem"] Wings: feathery, smooth, come in many formsLarge and elegant, or a small flurryIf captured, clipped: a shrinking pain of normsIf spread in glory: a growing pain- hurry! Shout it to the eagles, sing it to crowsShe will not...

Little People by Mawizana

[tabby title="Poem"] They livedIn unfinished housesAnd walked on uneven groundThey raised loads on top of their headsThey raised children in their armsChildren they saw the rest of the world inA world they will never knowThey livedOn open landWith green air...

The conundrum by Patience Labane

[tabby title="Poem"] You're a matchThat could never carry a flameNot because it's wetBecause it's not tenacious enoughIt doesn't understand that carrying a flameAllows it to be most aliveI wondered about your kindUnaware of their purposeSquandering their time with destinyRejecting the...

In the darkness of my room by Kaveer Nagessar

[tabby title="Poem"] In the darkness of my room,I have a cup of chai in my handI wear a chilly coat and bunny beanieI stare out of my windowLooking at the darkness surrounding my neighbourhoodAnd the faint city light in the...