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Where I Live by Fasaha Mshairi

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Where I live… Sadness is just a walk away. It overcomes you every time you walk its way, But that’s not the only thing that resides there.. There's Anger, Solemn and Cold. They overcome you...

Poverty by Lindile Manzingana

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Been multiplying before your hashtags did Before your digital sympathies, retweeting for the gathering of awareness But I’m older than the awakening of empathy, more cunning than the force for change that does nothing but...

Call For Submissions: Print Quarterly Number Eight (CLOSED)

1994 was a year of big changes for South Africa. From the end of apartheid, to the majority rule. From the first democratic vote, to a new black government, South African tasted fear, hope, euphoria and the possibility of dreams coming true....

Time chaser by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Standstill Waiting still Until the grand steal When time stood still In spite of legs Time cheats It flies in our good times And quantum leaps in our sleep It crawls in our watch And...

Paradise (a Prayer to her holy Divinity) by Mapule Mohulatsi

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]A thunder makes love in the skin of Paradise. Paramount to her Divine touch are the screams of soothsayers, Silent ladies, Primordial sages, Ancestors of Venus, In Divine sashaying dresses. Matching in skin colour with...