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My Sanctuary by Gameedah Riffel

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]The dictionary describes a sanctuary as a holy place. A shelter, safe haven, protection from the human race. If I think of the word sanctuary, You immediately come to mind. My heart, my salvation, my...

A Poem A Day writing prompt (7 April 2014)

this week's writing prompt is: On April 6, 1994, an airplane carrying Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira was shot down on its descent into Kigali, killing all on board. Genocidal killings began the following day: soldiers, police and militia...

poetry seen: 4 Apr to 6 Apr

  LAST pOet Presents RHYTHM AND POETRY 06 April 2014 Sophiatown Bar Lounge/Kospotong.Newtown.Johannesburg 12h00-19h00 Headlining: PERFORMANCE POETRY Thandokuhle Siphukwazi Mngqibisa LIVE MUSIC The Soulturnovers Free entrance Host: Maks Shobane. DJ: Beatologyonly Tshiwula Guest Artist: Pincode (CPT) Like the Facebook page:...

Our Shack by Fasaha Mshairi

A Poem A Day writing prompt "Sanctuary" [tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]We were catching meteorites with our open chests That left cavities in our hearts That’s why the hollow parts of our hearts beat it; They fled… To the...

Story of My Life by Nqobile Mncube

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]It started one day when I found you again Fell for you again Spoke to you again Connected with you again Thought of you again Watched you again Called you again Felt you again But...