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Poetry Is Not a Luxury: Launching at Poetry Africa

2013 has been an exciting year for Poetry Potion. We set out to publish quarterly journals with themes that writers must pick apart, interpret and produce something amazing thereafter. The first print quarterly, themed On Being Human, was launched at...

editorial: Poetry Is Not a Luxury

Did Audre know when she was writing Poetry is Not a Luxury that she’d be speaking to, about and through women like Tereska Muishond, Ayabulela Tutuse, Morula wa Kutukgolo, Mandy Mitchell, Monique Barnard, Saurell Boyers... Women for whom poetry has...

Poem of the Day: Accident by Saurell Boyers

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]A Poem A Day writing prompt: All things beginning. All things ending Your love shone brightly, a lighthouse Marking home when I had none My soul afloat in a sea of regret Your warmth made...

Lazy Days by Saurell

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]A Poem A Day writing prompt: even on Tuesday... On random Tuesdays Thoughts of you collide in my mind Flowing through me in a sweet caress To spaces, where we lay lost in ourselves Lazily...

Fortress by Saurell Boyers

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]As I child I would not sleep Till I was able to complete The painstaking nightly task Building a fortress around my bed Teddy bears and dolls stand guard Against monsters and trolls Now I'm...