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Dancing The Pandemic Away by Luleka Mhlanzi

[tabby title="Poem"] Dancing isn't always for joyous daysI've saved my feetFor the blue face of the skyMy head has looked upAt the rotting of the cloudsI clumsily caressed a hopeThat lost its fur at each trembling strokeThese clouds seem quite...

Much Better by Luleka Mhlanzi

[tabby title="Poem"] One morning you fed on my attentionEach time you called my nameI lost a petalYou would pick it upBlame it on my clumsinessAnd place it on my face somewhere"Much better" you would sayAt this decaying possibility [tabby title="Poet...

POETRY SEEN: 23rd Poetry Africa (7–12 October 2019)

Participating poets for the annual Poetry Africa Festival, hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), which takes place in Durban from 7 to 12 October 2019, have been announced. Celebrating its 23rd edition, the festival features...