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An Introduction to the Extended Metaphor by Vus’umuzi Phakathi

Metaphor is a figure of speech that makes a direct comparison between two things that are unrelated, but which share common characteristics. It is the use of one thing based on its characteristics to give clarity on the mechanics and/or...

Book Review: Cycles by Tebogo Nong

Title: CyclesAuthor: Tebogo NongPublisher: Self-PublishedISBN:  978-0-6209193-2-6Reviewer: Ruth de Cerff  In Tebogo Nong’s latest poetry collection Cycles, personal growth is a never ending process Cape Town based writer Tebogo Nong has released her second book of poetry, Cycles. The collection compares...

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 27 July 2021

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK Include the phrases below in your poem: "When politicians sneeze" "A puddle in the desert" "Packing for yesterday" Use the form below to submit [gravityform id="2" title="true" description="false"] For more info about A Poem...

Sex and Salvation by StoryMe

[tabby title="Poem"] Lust.A moment of pleasure.When nothing makes senseat the sight of her thighs Lust.Or should say I'm lostin moments of trying todefine who I truly am. Lust.When I see hermy body reminds me of my failingsof my frail Lust.But...

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 26 July 2021

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK "The sins of children" Image by Eveline de Bruin Use the form below to submit [gravityform id="2" title="true" description="false"] For more info about A Poem A Day click here

Rescue Me by A.D. Labuschagne

[tabby title="Poem"] I look at the chaos I createdHow did I end up here?Order will never be restored againI’ve built it over weeks, and months and years The emptiness consumes meThe hunger will not fadeAnd I find myself hereNaked as...

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 25 July 2021

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK Include the phrases below in your poem: "Sex and Salvation" "A crown of mirrors" "Two lovers at war with a third" Use the form below to submit [gravityform id="2" title="true" description="false"] For more info...