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She – (A Butterfly Cinquain) by Aaishah Mayet

[tabby title="Poem"] She isHope galvanisedSkepticism pulverizedDeep, dense, resolute defianceUnbarredA soft patriarchal collapseDank, dark cocoons give wayButterflies soarShe is [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Aaishah Mayet was born and bred in the City of Gold, Johannesburg, South Africa. She currently works in the...

August 14th by Christian Castaneda

[tabby title="Poem"] I fought bears to reach the peak.My worst enemy, conquered.At peace within, I’ve killed the ego and faced the shadows.Serene and Whole.Symbolic, Spiritual & Infinite.Rightfully so, the views and gifts fit for all the kings and queens.Among the...

On Learning to Love by Courtney Granger

[tabby title="Poem"] Scattered through historyThere are versions of meThat I didn't know how to loveI say a prayerFor those girls sometimesAnd I tryTo learn how to love meNowAnd make up for lost time [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Poet and architect of...

Hai llingües / There are tongues by Xe M. Sánchez

[tabby title="Poem (Asturian )"] Hai llingües afayadieguespa viaxar pel mundiu.Hai llingües afayadieguespal ñegociu.Hai llingües qu’enxamásfonon escrites.Les llingües maternesson afayadieguesp’andar a la gueta d’esos poemesau les añaesson l’himnu ñacional,y au’l pasáu yera siempres futuru. [tabby title="English Translation"] There are tongues suitablefor...

Down, But Not Out by Makhanda Senzangakhona

[tabby title="Poem"] Belly up orFace downin this sweltering asphalt lavaBetween rock bottomOf the gaping volcanic pitAnd yawning dome aboveNone is without the otherIf what's up dare descendThose already downCan only rise Amidst nagging silencesAnd whispering sirensof sprouting avariceA descent into...