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Love Song by Ndaba Sibanda

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Raindrops making music Beating on the lovers` heads Singing a melody of love Soothing and sinking into their hearts Wafting across the vastness of their chests Making them vibrate with amazing cravings Their heads basking...

Crossing The Limpopo River by Mthwa

[tabby title="Poem"] Her feet sore and swollen, Sithembeni Ndlovu trudged down south. She had heard of menial jobs and xenophobic attacks in South Africa. She knew of crocodiles that lurked in the Limpopo River, but she had to cross it....

Coin shortages by Tinashe Tafirenyika

[tabby title="Poem"] "I do not have any coins, So for your change Will you take condoms or cigarettes?" Unconsciously she shrinks my choices To either lung cancer Or ninety-something-percent "safe" sex And the percentage decreases considerably If it is your...

More Nothing My Own by Thompson Charlie

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]There is more nothing my own Than the freedom of my heart The pulse that searches The wilderness for the tame There is no wall more confining Till to the cold wide sea I am...

Call for Submissions: Pen International Zimbabwe

Calling all Poets! Poetry International (Zimbabwe) in collaboration with Magamba Network and Shoko Festival are inviting performance poets to enter no more than two poems for a competition. The winning ten poems will be published in the Poetry International (Zimbabwe)...