If Words Could Say by Kofi Baako Pe

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] 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 not mention....

Respected II by Kabelo Mashishi

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] 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 respect me?...

Black and Blue by Carol Ronaldson

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] 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 kissing this...

Love This Lie by Sihle Ntuli

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] 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 give birth...

Saguaro by Tosin

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] 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 of the...