editorial: A Tradition of Poetics

We come from a tradition of poetics, which has always responded to the state of the nation. This tradition, whether you are a griot in west Africa or an imbongi in south Africa, has always been about true talk, as...

poet muse: Dennis Brutus (1924 – 2009)

(activist, educator, journalist and poet 1924 - 2009) “A troubadour, I traverse all my land exploring all her wide-flung parts with zest probing in motion sweeter far than rest ...” Born in Zimbabwe in 1924, Brutus grew up in Port...

Soar by Falconhead

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] And as I stand here, the Rain lashing across my face, the Wind brushing through my hair, the World spinning under my feet, I spy the Sun upon the horizon, rising like a fiery God. And O...

south africa by zamantungwa

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] *south africa, we love you our beautiful land let’s show the whole world we can bring peace in our land they sang for peace sang to simmer down the blood boiling over and stem the bloody river...