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Queen Unchained by Charl Landsberg

[tabby title="Poem"] (To the men who thought they could solve my problems by taking ownership of me.) I am not a sin to absolve,some puzzle to solve;some matter in which you deign to involve.I am not your mountain to climb,your...

The People Called Home by Courtney Granger

[tabby title="Poem"] I want to be on a windless beachWith a sister on each sideWe can bury our toes in the sandTake turns holding handsLose ourselves in the horizonFind ourselves in the wavesI want to be anywhereWhere you are with...

My village, your people by Qhawe

[tabby title="Poem"] We are still waiting for youand the things you promised us.When you left,we gave you everything we had.We starved and drained ourselves for you!We literally gave you every grain in our hearts for you to go...and come back...

Untitled by Noel Diketane

[tabby title="Poem"] A graveyard is someone's place of worshipSo please do not disregard it It's okay if your God rose from the deadHe did not die from bulletsBut anyways it's not a competition Marikana is a temple too. [tabby title="Poet...

She – (A Butterfly Cinquain) by Aaishah Mayet

[tabby title="Poem"] She isHope galvanisedSkepticism pulverizedDeep, dense, resolute defianceUnbarredA soft patriarchal collapseDank, dark cocoons give wayButterflies soarShe is [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Aaishah Mayet was born and bred in the City of Gold, Johannesburg, South Africa. She currently works in the...