Wednesday 23rd August 2017,
Poetry Potion

Browsing the "Xabiso Vili" Tag

Featured Poem: Blame it on the rats by Xabiso Vili

  Part 2 My mother blames it on the rats, men with arms as long as tails that know how to steal the teeth from your mouth, the pure from your youth, the gold from your labia, leave another heart [...]

August 8, 2017 a poem a day challenge, featured poem, poetry

To Breathe Into Another Voice: A South African anthology of jazz poetry

To Breathe Into Another Voice was recently launched at The Orbit Jazz club. This is an anthology of jazz poetry compiled and edited by avid Jazz lover and poet Myesha Jenkins. Published by Real African Publishers, the anthology explores jazz [...]

July 17, 2017 poetry seen

about 21 Poems: Dear South Africa

Dear South Africa, You are not a child anymore. We should have thrown you a huge street bash and handed you your key to adulthood. But we couldn’t. There’s not enough to celebrate. You see, we’re not sure you deserve [...]

August 7, 2015 21 Poems
“Strangers kiss softly as moths” by Xabiso Vili

“Strangers kiss softly as moths” by Xabiso Vili

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February 2, 2015 a poem a day challenge, poetry
Dear Leaders by Xabiso Vili

Dear Leaders by Xabiso Vili

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January 27, 2015 a poem a day challenge, poetry

My First Word Was Daddy by Xabiso Vili

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November 12, 2013 a poem a day challenge, poetry