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Poet Profile: Shibombi Baloyi

Shibombi Baloyi is the founder and director at Kutsala publishing. A writer, entrepreneur and publisher who studied drama at the Market Theatre laboratory, Filmmaking at the Virginia Community College, Creative writing at the Long Island University and Business with St...

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...

Father by Samkelo

[tabby title="Poem"] Father, holding my hand is manly.Father, tell me you love meFather, you can shed a tearFather, trust me - express your fearFather, let me do it my wayFather, I will learn my lessons Father, let go. [tabby title="Poet...

Sweet Dreams by Kufre-Udeme Thompson

[tabby title="Poem"] I'm writing in blank verse'Cause in rhymes I can't confessWord for word my feelings for you. So take this blank verse, my loveAnd read in the moonlight aboveThen dream of me through the night. I write to tell...

You are your best thing by Sekou

[tabby title="Poem"] You are your heart whose courage and faith beat down mountainsand built a straight narrow glorious road of stone;You are the voice of calm amidst windy storms and the bitter cold-of the otherness that comes with being different.You...