Wednesday 23rd August 2017,
Poetry Potion

Browsing the "Quaz Roodt" Tag

And the beasts wept by Quaz Roodt

During the funeral Dogs bark praise to St Francis of Assisi. Township scarred ,crooked tails wagging listen to the hounds howl their adoration for St Roch When the sermon ends, and the body is neatly folded back into the earth [...]

August 12, 2017 a poem a day challenge, featured poem

To Breathe Into Another Voice: A South African anthology of jazz poetry

To Breathe Into Another Voice was recently launched at The Orbit Jazz club. This is an anthology of jazz poetry compiled and edited by avid Jazz lover and poet Myesha Jenkins. Published by Real African Publishers, the anthology explores jazz [...]

July 17, 2017 poetry seen

Poetry Seen: Xarra Grand Opening (29 July 2017)

Book launch by Natalia Molebatsi(Elephant woman song Book) Poetry reading by: Professor Keorapetse Kgotsisile Phillippa Yaa De Villiers Quaz Roodt Lebo Mashile Natalia Molebatsi featuring Lex Futshane   Venue: Xara Books Address: 264 Turbit Avenue, Halfway house, Midrand Date: 29 [...]

July 11, 2017 poetry seen

Not sure why, but…

Firstly, I am honoured to now be part of an organization that has consistently provided young creative minds with a platform to express themselves. In an age where access to space and outlets depends on association or the weight of [...]

July 10, 2017 editorial, essays

We have a New Editor!

Poetry Potion has been my passion for the past ten years. This space is about finding new voices and giving them a platform to share their work. It’s about making the access to poetry easier for readers from around the [...]

July 10, 2017 editorial

Word N Sound announces the Spoken Freedom Festival

After three years, of running a monthly poetry event with a competitive slam edge, Word N Sound upped the ante this year by adding free weekly open mic sessions. Yesterday, they announced the Spoken Freedom Festival which will be an annual [...]

June 18, 2014 poetry seen