editorial: A Poem is Never Finished Only Abandoned

A Poem is Never Finished only Abandoned ~Paul Valery a door always open... remember my first time. my first time at a poetry session. a sunday afternoon poetry session hosted by Timbila at a spot called Yard O’ Ale in...

editorial: Ever been kidnapped by a poet? 2012.01

“ever been kidnapped by a poet” ~Nikki Giovanni, kidnap poem this is the first edition for 2012, in fact, it’s the last edition of 2011. it just didn’t make it and almost never it. dealing with various factors in my...

editorial: Why We Write

“The poet is not bigger than the poem.” ~ Quaz we write to make sense of life. to create meaning and understanding. we write to cope with our hurts and pains and traumas. we write to record our lives for...

editorial: 2011.06

In the beginning there was the word. If there was the word, there had to be sound for it to be heard or for it to exist. ~ Lwazi Prolific

Issue 2011.06 – the sound issue

featuring poetry by Yollanda Arroyo-Pizarro, Nyakale Mokgosi, Jazz Africa, angelluv, Tosin Otitoju, Sihle Ntuli, Carol Ronaldson, Kabelo Mashishi, Kofi Baako Pe A conversation with Lwazi Prolific, the sound of Saul Williams' poetry