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In My Dream by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] This land I see,Pristine and unsoiled,Unpolluted and unharmed,The air clean and fresh,No harmful substance floats around,The land is rid of sickness and diseases,Epidemic is not an envisaged guest,No specie is at the brink of extinction,The land is not...

Emancipation by Laura Mostert

[tabby title="Poem"] Fourth dimensional cubesControlled by headsBourgeois are carefully packaged in onePetty-bourgeois in anotherThe indigent squashed in larger cubesForked tongue, snake-heads guard the eliteAs they need peaceful festivities Darkness covers the skyThe elders speak of the once radiant sunshineYounglings imaginings...

Peppermint Tea by A.D. Labuschagne

[tabby title="Poem"] This morning as I had my peppermint and chamomile teaI sat on the veranda, staring longingly into the distanceListening to the daybreak songs of the birds huddled around the bird feederIn the winter sunLooking at Joburg CBDTalking to...

I don’t belong by Lara Reis

[tabby title="Poem"] I am the tallest of the hive,and I sting and bite,A few like five. I don't belongto any collective instinctI'm too complex,to be a part of a social colony test. I'm wingless and depressed,My womb is empty with...

Time by Lindokuhle Sithole

[tabby title="Poem"] Time.Tick tock; the clock begins its familiar singing. As it begins its theme songFor those who are spared the day. It sings no longer for those who’s bodies begin to decay. Tick tock; the clock sings away. For...