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The Birth of our little Nation by Tshepi Makhatha

[tabby title="Poem"] It was foretold, millennia ago,that when the moon finally eclipsed the sun,taken its rightful place as number oneamong the stars, we, too, like the Earth's sky,would give rise to only one son. Then, from our shared rib, yours...

She is a Prayer by Tshepi Makhatha

[tabby title="Poem"] She is the prayerthat clings to the tip of my tongue,with claws of iron,like a tongue piercing; the one I hold deep insidefor fear that if I were to say her nameout LOUD she might dissipateinto the atmospherelike...

Awkward Car Ride by Tshepi Makhatha

[tabby title="Poem"] Do you realise you created an equationby crossing an invisible linear line?You hopped over barricadesbarriersoceansand borderlinesto place your hand on my unsuspecting thigh.What must happen now? [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Retshepisitswe ‘Tshepi’ Makhatha has been published in Poetry Potion's...

Anywhere but here by Tshepi Makhatha

[tabby title="Poem"] The day he left there was no celebration no fanfare, no farewell only a suitcase stuffed with wrinkled clothes and his hope for the nightmare to be over There were no paper plates at his non-party, no plastic...

Where’s Amy? by Tshepi Makhatha

[tabby title="Poem"] It's weird to hear her laugh weird hearing her soul seep out through her smile. She's an amalgamation, I'm entangled in her stasis draw to her complexes crying for her breasts and milking her concessions. Feed me Feed...