Death by Cabbage by Thato Tshukudu

[tabby title="Poem"] With leaves as dark as midnight skies,It stands alone, without allies,A bitter taste upon the tongue,A curse upon the land, unspun. But in the shadows of the night,It grows, a silent, secret blight,A poison in the earth below,A...

A Gatherer Of Broken Puppets by Mitja Lovše

[tabby title="Poem"] You knew these puppetsyou collect from the wastepeople always put them intoafter they ended their purpose. Most of them still shiverfrom all the orders they hadto gain a normal life they wishedand that was only used as a...

Numbered Days by Stephen Kingsnorth

[tabby title="Poem"] It all adds up, for numbers man,integers integral to the plan,equations, formulae that spanspace and time, in sum the truth. Law of the Medes, unchangeable,from big bang to a quantum state,there is no shaking of belief,this, the language...

Return to Stay by Emma Chang

[tabby title="Poem"] A glance and all you see,Is a dragon and a cat,The dragon flaps, the cat sat,Wrapped around each other,Like friends forever, Seasons change, the dragon grows,Snow starts to blow,To the west dragon flies searching,For the dry, The cat...

Times Ahead by Thato Tshukudu

[tabby title="Poem"] The storm clouds gather on the horizon,A warning of the troubles yet to come.A time of hardship, a time of pain,A test of will, a test of strength to sustain. With heads held high, we'll face the fray,Though...