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A Prayer of Solitude by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Allow me honest introspection in spite of my pretentious attitude Offer me solace and insight in return I will offer my eternal gratitude Elevate me above life’s stratosphere to a no turbulence altitude And afford...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 1 Sept

this week's writing prompt: "beauty came grovelling forward" line from the poem titled for days i looked for my poems by Mxolisi Nyezwa (New Country, 2008) 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below to submit or click here For...

Why we need poetry. (video)

This incredible talk by poetry critic Stephen Burt is a great reminder on how to read poetry, how to find meaning and on why we need poetry in our lives. After watching this, I found myself excited, affirmed and ready to...

A Ticket To Love by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]He aims to express love like a bullet train A punctual, smooth ride like forecast, winter rain What’s love got to do with life’s journey for that reason The heart can stop from such electrifying...

He Never Belonged To You by Nomsa Motale

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]You buttered his bread Whenever your heart was broken You are the one that bled You would cover his scars with your tears That alone wasn't enough You tried to heal his wounds Even though...