W.A.R OF WORDS by Mbongeni Khumalo

[tabby title="Poem"] (Writers & Rioters) IPamela... NicholsYou pummel me with wordsAnd yell at meTelling me not to ever call you againAnd yetShed tears over a Valentine's cardNever sentPerfumed in your own sweet scent Lindiwe Mabuza said itYour skin colour is...

A Sense Of Humour In A Political Prison Mitja Lovše

[tabby title="Poem"] Happy are the fewthat do not ever speak up.They drink their coffees,they continue with their lives,until their tongues are stabbed. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Mitja Lovše is a writer, a performer and a director from Slovenia. He works within...

Resolve by Hakim H. Kassim

[tabby title="Poem"] We call each other by names,In fact all just rolls on and onwith no aims-- Just the routine heat of ourdaily 'talk;'If it then be that we in harmonyno more 'walk,' Nor with joy together quietlyrejoice,Then, though it...

Roar Sylvan Spirits by Pelonomi Itumeleng

[tabby title="Poem"] As a child,I refused to wear shoesAnd kept cursing sharp stonesThey said my hair was too untamed, too wild,Whispers too loudthat lands shook when they felt my presence.I could alwaysHear the spirits in the woods,Roaring and chantingHealing to...

A Valentine’s Secret by Francis Conlon

[tabby title="Poem"] A valentine’s secret as I grow old,Is a whisper not so bold,But, still a matter of the heart,‘Tho we’ve ended up apart.The message’s silence I behold. O’er the years that compose history,Strong feeling tones are still a mystery,Ever...