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The Awakening by Siphiwe Hlongwane

[tabby title="Poem"] During the awakeningWhen young womenFolded their gravesBack to earthReclaiming their fleshAnd bones from the weeping soil,Bitter old menWere busy killing the sunlightAnd hiding the moonUnder the weight of their sinsThinking God doesn't knowWho drank the bloodOf our little...

Be Like Us by Onachi Isiofia

[tabby title="Poem"] Be Like Us We didn’t have to tear her apart, because the monster did it for us.Back then she was the golden girl.Perfect body, perfect family, perfect friends.But the monster knew it was all a facade. The body...

You have not felt child by Ntaoleng Patience Labane

[tabby title="Poem"] I made this for youI stole all the stars from HeavenAll the flowers belowI stole the smileFrom past lover's eyesI chanted and sacrificedI went away a little whileTo cook myself into a worthy meal that won't get stuck...

There Lies a Volcano in my Heart by Himanshu Ranjan

[tabby title="Poem"] (I) When I look into your shining eyesbehind those glasses,I find redemption. Though your faceis masked, I picture you as a babyelephant. There are so many pictures tucked inso many hearts. I know,you are feeling thirsty doctor. If...

Poem A Day Writing Prompt 28 April

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK Use the written and visual prompt as inspiration for your poem today. Image by K. Kliche "The others will never believe me..." use the form below to submit [gravityform id="2" title="true" description="false"] For more...