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Saying Goodbye by Charl Landsberg

[tabby title="Poem"] I’ve said my goodbye. Cried again. Cried some more. My lungs are raw. This, somehow worse than before. I lie to myself, tell myself, it will be better this time around. Still alert to the sound of your...

Featured Poem: Renegade by Wazi M. Kunene

CHANT [Convulsing, In death and birth throes Live or die Sparing with the illusion Live or die Call me a renegade But then again Poverty will pickpocket your living Summon you Till we’re joint desperados Pickpocketing the living Hey Renegade]...

We are stumps by Lerato Matshwane

[tabby title="Poem"] We are stumps Cut down & brown Felled ,desolate forests & velds . It rings true that our rings tell of the truth We were here before they came Of ages before these pages Our roots find routes...

Unknown Angels by Nkwana Joshua

[tabby title="Poem"] this goes to heaven; the mist and clouds which send laudation to earth people reminding and remarking our souls that flower people exist to angels unknown of time; who lived in mother's bellies too short of life unseen...

A new skin by Nyamadzawo Mukarati

[tabby title="Poem"] I have put on a new skin Rid myself of my old self Transformed from foolish to wise Full of wisdom I, I the son of torridness Emerge from the deep red soil Proud and in akimbo I...