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Watch Me Growing Old by Raphael d’Abdon

[tabby title="Poem"] (a found poem in honour of Jaydeep Sarangi) “my poetry is my honesty, if there is any”Jaydeep Sarangi chiselled languagegives sense to truth winged imagination is witness to its pastgrasping at the wind the suffering lots of the...

Q&A: Flow Wellington

Flow wellington is an author, publisher and founder of Poetree Publications. She recently released her second collection of poems and stories titled GauTrained. Poetree Publications also celebrates its 8th birthday this year, so we thought it fitting to ask her...

31 Poetry Collections that you should probably read.

“So many books, so little time”-Frank Zapa Lovers of poetry have been spoiled for choice lately. So many brilliant and diverse Poets are actively contributing to the South African and African literary canon. Poets are bending and breaking language, reshaping...

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...

100 000 Poets for Peace at Jozi House of Poetry

If we were all to jump into the air at the same time, would the force of our collective landing knock the earth off its course around the sun? on 28 September 100 000 poets around the globe will lend...