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The Sparrow by Sihle Ntuli

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Durban beach front In the midst of Summer heatwave It was already hot enough for a nigga Then a sparrow Just had to Shit on the “monkeys” As all hell broke loose.[/tab] [tab id=2]Sihle Ntuli...

Suburban Martyr by Sihle Ntuli

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Motherland funk and Shebeen queens. Castle beers and the blockade by the laagers. Beer halls to hide skin tone. Downing beers whilst matching perceived colour of our continent. Afro comb as a symbol and dressed...

CloudWalker by Sihle Ntuli

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Four corners Square one a reality that never left. When lying Detach the tongue and let it rest on the ground. Once done re-attach. The rule is no flash fiction Yesterday's body unresponsive and still....

Dinner by Sihle Ntuli

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]To stare at a mirror and feel hungry Sadistic sun to sinister moon. World spins to points of non recognition. "Things change" a phrase coined to speak to those who expect to get something back...

q&a: Sihle Ntuli

Poetry Potion: What inspires you to write?  Sihle Ntuli: I became fascinated by legacies in general. I was in awe of the idea that a name can be immortalised. I chose writing as a medium because it was most true...