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Poet Muse: Wopko Jensma

(poet, artist. 1939) i am a dirty little room with spiders in the corner of my skull my mouth a dark pit into which human droppings disappear the speck of rust in my heart worries me many people breathe in...

Call For Submissions: Poetry Potion 11 (CLOSED)

This is a call for print quarterly number eleven. This edition of Poetry Potion will launch in March. In keeping with tradition this edition focuses on themes around human rights, humanity. This edition is inspired by this quote - "Love and compassion are...

Poet Muse: Gladys May Casely-Hayford

(educator, writer, 1904-1950)   My lips were buds of innocence until you     came one day And drew a fountain from my heart and     careless went your way[1] Born in Axim, Ghana, Gladys May Casely-Hayford was the daughter of...

#ThisWomanIs… my mother

Kela Griot My mother, Dipuo Maswabi, inspires me. In 2006, she was diagnosed with cancer. Two years ago, she beat three different types of cancers, one of which was in the fourth and final stage. While on chemo, she survived...

Poetry Potion 10… Cover Reveal

Our latest edition of Poetry Potion is about to hit the streets! Featuring poems from: Anthea Paelo, Modest Dhlakama, Christopher Kudyahakudadorwe, DeeAnds, Kariuki wa Nyamu, Tshepi Makhatha, Megan Ross, Caitlin Spring, Makhanani, Norbert Góra, The Motion, LeseLovesLord, Kela Griot, Ruth...