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A Poem A Day writing prompt 27 July 2015

this week's writing prompt: "honey people murder mercy..." from In Memoriam: Martin Luther King, Jr. by June Jordan. source: Poetry Foundation 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below to submit or click here For more info about...

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...