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The Forgotten Citizens by Soul Child

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1] Land has parted ways with their nurturing hands It exchanged their ownership with land rights desecration They have turned into pariahs in the indigenous land Their turbulent past is entrenched in the present Burial...

Imagery

imagery - language that engages our senses: sight, tough, hearing, smelling, tasting, and even the sense of motion or balance. When a poet creates language that allows use to see, hear, feel, smell, taste, or sway, he or she has...

featured poem: Why shed blood for bread? by Morula Wa Kutukgolo

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]With freedom I walk the streets. With joy My body bouncing like a brand new ball. That suddenly feels flattened as I freeze, Fixing my eyes on the side-street. Packed with petrified Brothers and sisters,...

poet profile: 21 Poets and a Poem

“If you see a friend without a smile; give him one of yours.” ~Proverb The performance poetry has been going strong for years now. Well, for a while it seemed to lose it’s steam but these last two years, it...

editorial: A Poem is Never Finished Only Abandoned

A Poem is Never Finished only Abandoned ~Paul Valery a door always open... remember my first time. my first time at a poetry session. a sunday afternoon poetry session hosted by Timbila at a spot called Yard O’ Ale in...