Bully by Mzilikazi

I am cornered because she smiled my way Concerned by the way she shapes my day a concert of beauty that conducts my wordplay and corrugates fear, breath and the autumn situated in May I danced to the harmony that...

Failed Father Figure by Charl Landsberg

[tabby title="Poem"] Uncapitalized by your hatred I manage just fine You sick bastard I manage without your stupidity And find my love refreshing My white skin gives me Undeserved privilege and advantage But that does not give me the right...

Passersby by Tonye Willie-Pepple

[tabby title="Poem"] They flow with passions Rivers of life They meet in Conclaves Confluence of souls Packed in black and white They arrive many shores Their goals the same To paint pieces of love Some paint and mold Their names...

Player’s Prayer by Tosin

[tabby title="Poem"] Preamble: “All the world’s a stage...” Let me be happy, Lord. Let me feel sad. Just as long as my face is lined with experience, I accept a wrinkle or a dimple. Let me live long, Mother. Let...

The Politics of Romance by Alyssa

[tabby title="Poem"] When love is left and leaving feels right opposites don’t always attract, they fight. When love has left and nothing feels right opposing it doesn’t always work, don’t fight. It’s sometimes painful But the truth does mean well...