11 Words by A.D. Labuschagne

[tabby title="Poem"] If I could I would... I think I should... I will. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] A.D. Labuschagne is a poet and pastor from Johannesburg, South Africa. [tabbyending]

Cageless Bird by A.D. Labuschagne

[tabby title="Poem"] He came to set the captives free... Isolated,Dead and rotting,I sat in the prison I had createdBars forged in the furnace of my heartThe inferno of my mind. I was blind. But He came to set the captives...

Lambs to the Slaughter by A.D. Labuschagne

[tabby title="Poem"] The gates are trembling,The masses shout,The walls are dripping withBlood and revolt.Freedom, the cryT’wards the guillotineWe might be lambsTo the slaughterBut we refuse to be meat The revolution should be televisedBroadcast acrossA million glowing screensLive social media scenesIt’s...

Show and Tell by A.D. Labuschagne

[tabby title="Poem"] Have you ever had a friend,The kind who started out as an enemy,an adversary,an alien and a stranger,but one that came closer to being bloodthan any relative? My friend started as a puppy. Black and furry,Not yet bristly,But...

Green Tide by A.D. Labuschagne

[tabby title="Poem"] I remember the first timeI went swimmingAwkwardly splashingIn the wavesGoing underGetting lost in the green tide Soft was the breeze thatBreathed life into me... I found myself drowningIn the Summer of your embraceWarmth in the cold crisp darkness....