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Vuyelwa Maluleke the licence to poetic freedom

Vuyelwa Maluleke is a Wits Drama graduate who has found her artistic home in poetry because it gave her the licence to create and direct the story. She has been a storyteller and an avid reader since she was a...

Twelve + One

Title: Twelve + One. Some Jo’burg poets: their artistic lives and poetry Edited by: Mike Alfred Publisher: Botsotso Publishing Year: 2014 Botsotso Publishing is best known for its literary journal, Botsotso as well as numerous poetry titles and the performances...

Cultural identity trapped between colonial margins

Freedom, to me, means a number of things, but I will particularly focus on one, language, which I regard as ‘cultural identity’. The right to cultural identity. As long as the highest law of the country does not correspond with...

Recollection by Gorata Mokgachane

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]blow me away into a million pieces will you just only if after the thunder and the storm, when it all dies down you will still be here love me till my hearts stops, love...

Runner’s High by Thabang Ngoma

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]One epic Saturday morning The heavens and winds subduing To permit my soul to freeing The escaping on the road enjoying When I heave and legs pounding Heart throbbing and hands waving To every car...