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My maths teacher says ‘you will remember me someday’ by Nkateko Masinga

[tabby title="Poem"] it turns out she was right after all–my whole life has been numbers: hospital number student numberidentity number passport number credit card number licence plate &registration number home number work number lottery number luckynumber reference number ticket number...

Untitled by Chestlyn Draghoender

[tabby title="Poem"] Things got broken,And then they assaulted me.I cried like a little bitand then the shit began.They went crazy. I hated themFor treating me this way.At first, everything was good.Until they heard that I was gay. They didn't think...

Blackness by Tshegofatjo

[tabby title="Poem"] blacknessis your mother feeding the earthher sweatand your father feeding it his bloodfor your survival. it is earth stilldemanding you tobend in prayerso it can feedoff the marrowfrom your kneesfor your survival. it is coming herewith a soul...

Doppelganger by Aaishah Mayet

[tabby title="Poem"] Dear COVID-19 Deathly threat, deft devouring spreaDOminously swinging your swift lassOPeople fall-unsuspecting- into your laPProne for the picking, lacking a roadmaPEvil! Silent! Stealthy! Spherical and vilELacking moral compass, out on the prowLGang headquarters in a suffocating lunGAvaricious, you...

Pandemic by Sumaiya Vawda

[tabby title="Poem"] I’ve heardI’ve heard that in Italymusic reverberates through alleywaysfrom balconies the size ofpostage stamps I’ve heard that Manchesteris a footballingcity united I’ve heard family roomsserve as school and theatre,outstretched arms competein window badminton exchanges I’ve heard natureis poking...