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A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 11 May 2015

May is #AfrikaMonth - all our prompts this month will be Africa-themed. this week's writing prompt: No easy way to freedom this line is from Ingoapele Madingoane's Afrika my Beginning, Afrika my Ending 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use...

Greatest love by SB

You give sense to my nonsense You give reason to my actions You bring love into my pitiful life And for that you are the greatest You forgive all my bullshit The captain of my ship The ruler of my...

Crossing The Limpopo River by Mthwa

[tabby title="Poem"] Her feet sore and swollen, Sithembeni Ndlovu trudged down south. She had heard of menial jobs and xenophobic attacks in South Africa. She knew of crocodiles that lurked in the Limpopo River, but she had to cross it....

You are Continental by Nkateko Masinga

[tabby title="Poem"] How can I hate you when you carry the continent on your face? Your smile is post-colonial Africa. Your tongue splits into five, spits out any language demanded by circumstance. You are multilingual, literally a literary vending machine....

A Poem A Day writing prompt 4 May 2015

May is #AfrikaMonth - all our prompts this month will be Africa-themed. this week's writing prompt: more than a number inspired by #147NotJustANumber. After the senseless attack on students and educators at Garissa University in Kenya (2 April 2015), twitter...