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Poem of the Day: I Expect More From You by Vangi Gantsho

[youtube id="DoUOmglD7Cg" width="620" height="360"]   [information]Vangi Gantsho is the founder of No Camp Chairs Poetry Picnic which takes place at the Union Buildings gardens every second Sunday of the month in Pretoria. She blogs at Vangi's Africa and was profiled in...

A Review of Poetry Potion: On Being Human // 2013.01

The world of Poetry is like the world of Jazz. There are multiple layers of nuanced existentialisms, familiar phrases, essentialist expressions and traditions within mores and cultural pros and cons. There are also parallel universes or multi-verses, literal meanings and...

Call for Submissions: Every Generation

This is a call for the second print quarterly of Poetry Potion. In his essay, On National Culture (Wretched of the Earth , 2001 ed), Frantz Fanon examines national culture as affected by colonialism and the revolution. Out of this...

spirits of tembisa by Grace Nkosi

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]writing prompt... Spirits of Tembisa by Moses Molelekwa grace in our non-whiteness, separated by racial segregation from the mightier and lighter coloured you were formed our kasie, elokishini the place of hope, etembisa your hope...

17/04/13 A Poem A Day Challenge (Celebrate Moses Molelekwa)

Let's celebrate Moses Taiwa Molelekwa (17 April 1973—13 February 2001) write a poem using any of the titles from Moses Molelekwa's best known album - Genes and Spirits today's writing prompt is: Tsala Spirits Of Tembisa Down Rockey Street Itumeleng...