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...

Featured Poem: Celestial assignment by Refiloe khumalo

  Sun is out. Toes are dangling. Double bass is giving birth. It’s a boy! Sax needs some love. Old songs! The balcony is a size too small to fit our adventures. He curls his beard into a secret. We...

Black man Body:For Black boys by Keitumetse ‘Abi’ Thlako

The average white lady’s dog costs more to maintain than a black boy in school per annum. When white lady’s dog goes missing, She spends money to make posters on trees and milk cartons to help dog come home safely....

Featured Poem: Modimo wa nko diMetsi by Mutle Mothibe

I have a recurring dream where my grandfather appears before me. Deaf to his voice I read his lips and all I can make out is: "The moody moon's wand courts the red sea!" Then I wake up. I've come...

Mending by Ingrid de Kok

In and out, behind ,across The Formal gesture binds the cloth the stitchery's a surgeon's rhyme a Chinese stamp, a pantomime   of print. Then Spoor. The trail of red Scabs rise, stigmata from the thread a cotton chronicle congealed...