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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...

You asked me by Tshepi Makhatha

[tabby title="Poem"] You asked me to write you a love song instead, I composed you a symphony to capture your indelible spirit Woodwinds like morning whispers, soft breaths on the nape of my neck soothing warm Strings like lovers' hands,...

Poetry Potion 10… Cover Reveal

Our latest edition of Poetry Potion is about to hit the streets! Featuring poems from: Anthea Paelo, Modest Dhlakama, Christopher Kudyahakudadorwe, DeeAnds, Kariuki wa Nyamu, Tshepi Makhatha, Megan Ross, Caitlin Spring, Makhanani, Norbert Góra, The Motion, LeseLovesLord, Kela Griot, Ruth...