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If Words Could Say by Kofi Baako Pe

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Dear me, I do this again. You smile, like a meandering stream. Your shiny hair, in the sun it must gleam. You are a sight of gracious affection. I wish I could, but I would...

Respected II by Kabelo Mashishi

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]Today I’m irrelevant One day I will be relevant My crying voice shall be heard It will run faster than a cheetah It will one day move grounds As earthquakes shake them Why you not...

Black and Blue by Carol Ronaldson

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]The sky is bruised black and blue an angry wound across the sun, a taunting wind plays hide and seek in the tops of trees, blowing leaves teasing hair under skirts laughing here laughing there...

Love This Lie by Sihle Ntuli

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]The volumes on silent Just loud lines that run head on to your face Tight lines leave stretch marks now your head is defaced Second opinions leave exclamation marks to scar the forehead After metaphors...

Saguaro by Tosin

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]When you leave the Yankee East and, crossing the vast Middle, reach the American West, the air gets drier, and the world becomes roomier, dreamier. The forest is called desert – Sonoran – in spite...