Deliberate Amnesia by Nkululeko Zondi

[tabby title="Poem"] Pursuing love without baggageIn transit is improbable toShe who is already terrified andIn anticipation of oceans from streamsAnd rivers of painWanting one with two dimplesWhilst possessing one is veryAudacious an actThe dimple is worthy as an audienceClapping hands...

Peace by Thandiwe Mazondwa

[tabby title="Poem"] There awaits a flow of peaceAn experienceA calmnessSerenity A peek into the back of the pastFuture lovers lostPast apparition praised. There peace lies in moments of stillness,A gush of forced stillnessWhirlwind whisperYou looking into me,looking through youLooking past...

Loadshedding at Mouille Point by Ayesha Kajee

[tabby title="Poem"] This fragile citysandwichedbetween mighty oceanand louring mountainfeels more frangible stillas thick dark descendsshrouding the artificial daywith which we veil our nightsand our night-fearschildlike Venturing deeperplunging into and throughthis oddly agreeable shroudI emerge near the dormant lighthouseemergency light to...

Owl’s secrets are secret by Manola Gayatri

[tabby title="Poem"] I realised Owl was to be my baby’s parent,It was not that we fell in love or that it was a convenient option,It’s just that we were at an interspecies gathering one fall,Owl sat by the stream fluffing...

One Step After Another by Treziel Mae Mayores

[[tabby title="Poem"] One stepAfter another,Following the flow,Don’t know any other.I took a step, a little further,'Thought it'll take me to wonder,But only to a state where my soul falters.A place where I feel like nothing but a bother. [[tabby title="Poet...