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Pending war by Pelonomi Itumeleng

[tabby title="Poem"] Breathing isA scream in a society that kills.Breathing is defiance against what seeks to end us before our time. Breathing is winning battlesThat leads to our death in the war.Maybe, we are dead... Just delayed The drum they...

DO NOT DISAPPOINT ME by BALESENG MFOLO

[tabby title="Poem"] My beloved one,Please do not disappoint meWhen I see you again.Do not lose that laughterThat used to brighten our dayDo not lose that wisdomYou always taught and passed to your offspringDo not disappoint usBy losing your passionSomething that...

My love is not kind by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] “Love, the dangerous necessity the people seek without regard, to where they are. The human heart is curious”. My love is not kindMy love is not sweetMy love is not generousMy love is not forgiving, but I am....

Surviving is not enough by Maggy

[tabby title="Poem"] Financially indebtedEmotionally desolateSpiritually barrenPhysically unfitBut I’m survivingAs new days bear sun raiseI’m still hereBreathingHangingHoldingFightingMovingPrayingTo do more than surviveTo hunt the evil of inadequacyTo Attack it with great enthusiasmWith it lingeringCan I claim to have ever lived?Surviving is not...

This country, this country by T’MO

[tabby title="Poem"] The blue crane is dying.After years of going through an identity crisis, it has now convinced itself it's a phoenix, tired of being a crane that ties its entrails to birds of better feathers so they can fly...