South Africa, The Risen Army by Tashmin Martin

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] Broken bones, broken ties! Scattered bones, scattered lives! Once in the chains of apartheid that enveloped the land. Dry, desolate and deserted! Unidentified bodies lay across the valley. Once an army, now a massacre. The haunting and...

These Men by Phumlani Mhlanga

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] These men Are our brothers and fellow companions These men Were endorse in our heart, we trust them These men Fight for liberty in politics These men Are considered leaders to the universe These men Are beefed...

I love Cape Town by Chestlyn Draghoender

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] I love Cape Town through and through; Perfect place for me and you. Smell her history in the air; See her beauty everywhere. Not too hard to get around; Many treasures to be found. Friendly people that...

Love Song by Ndaba Sibanda

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] Raindrops making music Beating on the lovers` heads Singing a melody of love Soothing and sinking into their hearts Wafting across the vastness of their chests Making them vibrate with amazing cravings Their heads basking in the...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 18 May 2015

May is #AfrikaMonth - all our prompts this month will be Africa-themed. this week's writing prompt: the memory beckons from the future this line is from Keorapetse Kgositsile's Origins poem. You can read the full poem on Poetry International 1...