Ikhambikazi by Sarah Guinevere Smit

[tabby title="Poem"] Ukube bengingaphuza ukukhanya kwemibalabalaKhona bengizoziphakamisa ngakhoNgizisusele ukhwantalala lwami olubuthuntu Kepha kukhona isigujana somuthi, ikhambikazi lobuliliEngingekwazi ukuphila ngaphandle kwaloNgizijova ngalo esikhunjeniLingilungisa isifo sami sokuba nomzimba ongangifanele Ngiphenduka umungcwi ngaphandle kwekhambi lamiIsithunzela sowesifazane esisidumbu saso sidliwa ubudodaUkube ngangingase ngiphuze impilo...

Book Review: Cycles by Tebogo Nong

Title: CyclesAuthor: Tebogo NongPublisher: Self-PublishedISBN:  978-0-6209193-2-6Reviewer: Ruth de Cerff  In Tebogo Nong’s latest poetry collection Cycles, personal growth is a never ending process Cape Town based writer Tebogo Nong has released her second book of poetry, Cycles. The collection compares...

Poet Profile: Vuyokazi Ngemntu

Vuyokazi Ngemntu (alias Dejavu Tafari) has been involved in the performing arts since her high school days. Her work fuses elements of physical theatre, contemporary live performance, music and story-telling to deliver impassioned and poignant social commentary. She has performed...

Poet Profile: Christie van Zyl /FossilSoul

FossilSoul, formally known as Christie van Zyl, is a published written and spoken word poet, social entrepreneur, indigenous wellness consultant and sangoma (traditional healer). Her work as an artivist has seen her write in relation to sexual orientation and gender...

POETRY SEEN: Poetry Indaba (Cape Town)

Wrestling Dawn kindly invites you to a Poetry Indaba to be convened at the Artscape Resource Centre. Themed 'How can we build Cape Town's Poetry scene', the indaba seeks to start conversations and uncover innovative and constructive means of developing...