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The ivory of speech by Salimah Valiani

[tabby title="Poem"] The ivory of speech …of course I hated the warsbut like all men activeI fought in them tooAnd now I speak to youfrom blood and broken-nessAs in a forest:all the trees that are fallen and kept alive by...

Fishing: Snout and Trout by Makhanda Senzangakhona

[tabby title="Poem"] For a trillionEqual to our economyOr just a billionYou, stop the globe on its axis? What of a millionNot in your dreamsTo some, amongst us,That's change,Not worth drooling! Just a tenth of itI'd be lost with it.Perhaps,three RDPs...

How much I really want to fall in love by Noel Diketane

[tabby title="Poem"] I really really really want to visit the beachBut I'm a sandcastle.So much like love the ocean only knows how to tear me down. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Noel Mbengeni Diketane is a poet who's still learning how to...

Ephemeral by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] If you didn’t know that the ocean will return to the shore and erase your footsteps,would it have been fun to walk on the beach?That the sand of your footsteps is the ephemeral lips of kisses that do...

No To Xenophobia by Dudu Ngobeni

[tabby title="Poem"] Africa my continent, Africa my home From Nigeria to Zimbabwe, Mozambique, my mother land For I am an African before being a South African I have brothers and sisters In Somalia All part of the rainbow nation One...