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Number One by Lehlogonolo Thokoane

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]I could hear the cheers from afar The sound echoed like the wind I knew I had to raise the bar My body ached The state of my mind changed I pushed myself, I kept...

Son of a Gun by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] http://www.poetrypotion.com/wp-admin/post-new.php# [tab id=1]Fire cooked in the belly of a barrel An inferno like a messenger of death from hell Somersaulting like a ninja assassin wilding his sword unsheathed With double edged precision and ill intent unleashed...

The Briefcase Man by mmantwa mmofoa

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]He carries his briefcase He is going to work He’ll come back Back from digging gold Even out in the cold He works non-stop throughout the day Without a break He works late He doesn't...

35 by Nimar

35, and on a train two bags beside him, all his belongs; his life stuffed into it Seated - paralleled from me 35 and he's lost a lingering spirit tells surrounding and un-expunged He holds his face away; no grace...

Heal me by Nokwazi Pholose

[tabby title="Poem"] Dear Lord My spirit is sick, my flesh stinks of humiliation, My mind is a harbour of defeat and hopelessness and My heart remembers not the sounds of jubilation. I cry in silence and push back the tears...