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After the Night: Our Day is Due by Makhanda Senzangakhona

[tabby title="Poem"] RebornAgainAcross the riverHome once moreStrangers in nativityThe most familiar placeStomping ground of the godsHad I known what I now knowWhy would I waste my daysIn Babylon of captivity?When all I needed doingWas stowawayand crawl againBack into the wombAnd...

The porcelain doll by The White Widow

[tabby title="Poem"] Once dropped and a crack is formed.Now she has been transformed. But, One mistake is all it will take. Different than the other prettier dollsHolding all composure until nightfallNo longer complete perfectionThat's what she sees, staring at her...

The cabal* by TeeKty

[tabby title="Poem"] ...Leads from the backSupported by the packSitting comfortablyAsking questionsNoting answersTaking the glory ...Leads from the frontPoking for own actionUnawaresCreating so much fractionResulting in lots of visible frictionForever pouncing (his) own headBut can never act on lessons learned ...Leads...

Whispering within by Tracey-Lee Africa

[tabby title="Poem"] Don’t let me tell you who your husband really is.Hush! Pretend to be asleep,that’s him coming up the stairs.Hush! Breathe softly,don’t let him know that you really are awake.Don’t let him see you move or blink. Hush, please...

Failing by Dshamilja Roshani

[tabby title="Poem"] None of thisIs adequateNone of thisMakes up for a kissThat cameOut of nowhereAnd took awayEverything She is failingFor days. AndNothing hurts moreThan this endless excessOf ceaseless numbnessWithout directionWithout progress Only emptiness,Pending [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Dshamilja feels things, thinks...