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Still I Rise by Jazz Africa

Traces and faces I protest The long awaiting silence of my soul I reclaim No more dying words Ormeta no more, hush be gone No pain stored Love recalls  I write so that those who are in the same space...

The people next door by Kgosietsile Dintlhoane

The people next door Don’t care much about philosophy They don’t care About this collapsing economy – Every Saturday morning The boy next door Puffs a cigarette outside While talking soccer with his friends His mother joins the topic too...

tribute: Stanley Parkies – a young man with a jazzy heart beat

  “favorite quotation: only believers in death will die!” when i thought about doing this i didn’t realise that it was just a few days away from a full year since Stan my Man died. i met Stan in 2003,...

featured poem: Hymns of Tatane by Reitumetse

Time has never lied, Its prophetic hands are like nightmares into charlatan’s dream, It hawks our true intentions through the shadow of history, In seeming-less rapture, numbing us to ephemeral realities, where we cuddle with the wind of a brewing...

editorial: 2011.05

we’re living in marvelous times. when i have no words to capture my thoughts… i play with images. uZamantungwa