featured poem: Poetry Potion is Five by Victor Akarachi Nwogu

[tabby title="Poem"] I hear soothing whispers of calmness Gently entering into my ears And serenades my head The achievement of an aim I see a lively and elegant statue Priding her head above others She stands in starry brilliance In...

featured poem: Survive on Poetry potion! by Morula Wa Kutukgolo

[tabby title="Poem"] Survive on Poetry potion! Live beyond five, Publish beyond online. Survive on Poetry potion! Live beyond five, Continue to encourage and to comfort. Continue to enlighten and to inspire. Survive on Poetry potion! Live beyond five, Make many...

poet profile: Napo Masheane

I’m still my voice within the many other voices.” Napo Masheane has been in the performance scene since the early 2000s. This theatre practitioner and poet has performed on stages around the world including Botswana, Zimbabwe, Italy, Netherlands. When I...

Seeds and growth by Sihle Ntuli

[tabby title="Poem"] Seeds and growth Spin and move Driving past the 5’s Axes and spokes provoke the stagnated... Living through movement in plural form Youthfulness envied Dressed No one see’s behind the lines... Heading towards the line... That you’ll read...

Growing Bones by Saaleha Idrees Bamjee

[tabby title="Poem"] First soft and unknit to mould through mothers to begin this work of hardening frame growing upwards to fall free when six from the top of the world, fracturing fear and breaking in three places casting a school-term...