SUBSCRIBE BY MAIL


podcasts from Protest and Poetry

From poets like Ingoapele Madingoane, Nontsizi Mgqwetho, Don Materra, Lefifi Tladi and countless others, poetry was the potent weapon that exposed, questioned, decried, denounced and resisted oppression. At the 2012 Joi Book Fair we had the opportunity to reflect on...

meet Page, a poet from Durban

[youtube id="L8lZfm_qYEk" width="620" height="360"]

Human vs Raven by Mpho Malepa

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]This morning on my way to work I came across a familiar picture that I had not taken into serious account up until this day. I saw how poverty De-humanizes one and brings them to...

Mortal by Charl Landsberg

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1] Make all the most of this, my friend For all you know will pass Your kith, your kin and even you Will sink beneath the grass Your hopes, your dreams, are meaningless When death...

On Being Human by Glodina

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]From that first moment when two cells collide, When body, soul and spirit find their way to each other, When from more than a homeostatic collection of DNA, organs and systems we spring forth, When...