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featured poem: Stardust by Nyakale Mokgosi

(For President Barack Obama) The universe heaves under the yoke Prejudice projected like a lazerbeam Red hills of Marrakech Red hills of Georgia worship Your rock star presence, omnipotent Precise sound bites, mercurial, omniscient The world delights absolutely At your...

Green Species by Pamella Dlungwana

Antiquated passions soiled by the beat, beat of time but not forgot. Midnight adventures to catch rainbows by starlight bring me a unicorn's horn centre religions around me Kneel not afore me lest you affront my God; but love me...

Judgement by Pamella Dlungwana

May I be haunted by scents and flavors of you This torment I will welcome May I be ridiculed for my Childlike fascination for you This disgrace I will accept I will be taunted and mocked for the Way I...

A lovely day bright and shining by Zhaunine Petersen

A lovely day bright and shining I can feel the sun beat down on my face I smell the scent of the fresh flowers I can feel the love in your embrace I know you are hurting I can see...

Darkness by Heletia Smit

My soul, so dark and lifeless; A place where Hope and Sympathy lies dead; A desolate field where nothing can grow, Except the feeling of dread. I stand in this barren wasteland, Trapped by chains of despair and fright; In...