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poetry seen: First weekend of March

In the heart of the city, a sojourn to the villages of Limpopo. Musical poets Dennias Mashegwane, Joel Karabo Elliott and Mak Manaka gather round the fire and take us deep into the homestead of our hearts, with drums and...

Call for Submissions: Pen International Zimbabwe

Calling all Poets! Poetry International (Zimbabwe) in collaboration with Magamba Network and Shoko Festival are inviting performance poets to enter no more than two poems for a competition. The winning ten poems will be published in the Poetry International (Zimbabwe)...

Attend a writing workshop with slam poets Luka Lesson (Aus) and Chris Redmond (UK)

Word N Sound Poetry and Music is featuring two international poets on their stage this coming month. Chris Redmond who owns the Tongue Fu format in the UK and Luka Lesson an Australian slam champion, hip hop artist and workshop...

poetry seen: This Weekend (23 Feb)

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Relative Societies by Fasaha Mshairi

The people are not people without hands soaked in solemn. Ice cold; shivering, They are graves stuck between Heaven and Hell Death is a flag planted in their frozen veins. Yet they walk with splinter covered feet; a sole of...