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Three Women, Three Pathways by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] The legend of three women,Sisters and siblings,One married in her early teens,To a man of her tribe,Gave birth to two children,A male and a female,Travelled overseas with him,Had a son for another man,Caused a separation from her husband,Picked...

A Trap by Paula Puolakka

[tabby title="Poem"] In Latin,the name Paula is the feminine form of Paul,which means the small one.However, in Finnish,Paula is more than this fragile body:the name derives from the word paula(/paʊlʌ/),which means a strong laceand a trap. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Paula...

Field of the Brave by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Here are the remains of them,The valiant and gallant men,They fought,Until the last drop of blood,They fought,Until their last breath,They fought,With the tenacity of a wild horse,They defended this territory,Our territory,Some left behind their betrothed,Some left behind their...

POET PROFILE: Tumelo Mtimkhulu

TUMELO MTIMKHULU is a South African writer, poet and visual artist born in Germiston, Johannesburg on the 29th of May 2001. He is currently studying towards a degree in Visual Art at the University of Johannesburg. He started performing poetry...

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 02 January 2021

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK "Salt for the new year" use the form below to submit [gravityform id="2" title="true" description="false"] For more info about A Poem A Day click here