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Poetry Relief Fund Livestream Series: Update

Poetry readings and performances have had to move online and find new ways of presenting itself to the masses.  The Poetry Relief Fund started by Hear My Voice is both a response and solution to the plight of South African...

Nirvana by Mercy Dhliwayo

[tabby title="Poem"] Nirvana The scent of reds and yellowsNestle into my nostrilsPeppery sensationsNudging my senses back into Mama’s kitchenWhereFinely chopped onionsPeppers:Green, red and goldSaute in curries and cumin from NirvanaReplacingAn old and trusted courtship with RajahWhereMama’s smile saysShe finally got...

Poetry Potion 9 Infinite Wonders – Selected Poets

I'm so excited to finally share with you the selected list of poets who will feature in our 9th print edition of Poetry Potion. This edition is themed Infinite Wonders and these are the poets and poems who have been selected Ali...

The Love Potion

let me take a sip drink just a little enough to quench this something caught in my throat just a little taste to parch this dry patch soothe this aching scratch with that nectar but there is nothing no roses...

Loving Me by Mercy Dhliwayo

If you do not tell me that you love me tonight I truly will not mind For I have accumulated enough “I love yous” to conquer hatred [restrict]And build nations of love “I love yous” enough to last a lifetime...