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Ailments by Tshiamo Modise

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]For singing off tune in my veins Erupting volcanoes on my joints Dancing on my sensitive spots Easing my loneliness with pains I thank and love you still For reminding me I'm not made of...

Oran Juice by Phillippayaa de Villiers

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]squeezed on the taxi we leak on to the street and run down the byways sweet packed with vitamin c no glass required we're free of that transparent oppression still stuck in this itchy, sticky...

Aftermath of Mistakes by Paulina Mothapo

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]They tore you from my body Black, blue and bloody They, dressed in white, A common procedure. I'll never know if it was the bright lights or tears that blurred my vision. Blood stained lips,...

Nature by Thabile Ketye

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]The beautiful mountains Of the Cape Are so captivatingly exquisite Draped With refreshing breeze. Like grey and white crusts Flaking away Like a teardrop Can truly be singled out. With true appreciation They envelop breathtaking...

Submit for a New Botsotso Publishing Anthology

Following the release of Home is Where the Mic((Look out for the book review and Pretoria launch write up)) is which saw poetry in performance translated onto the page, Botsotso Publishing is working on another anthology. The new anthology will focus...