This Land by Nicol Gowar

[tabby title="Poem"] She does not remember whenhe sold her – wanting toescape this arid place. Waiting to replace his bloodshedwith the stories of a new land. She does not remember howhe screamed out to her, beggingto be released – his...

Pieces by Nicol Gowar

[tabby title="Poem"] Remember the last timeyour heart split in twoand you vowed neverto feel again. Remember the last timeyou looked at your fatherpraying you would becomethe person he hoped youwould be when he first laideyes on you. Remember that Time...

Secrets by Nicol Gowar

[tabby title="Poem"] Her smile sags between the secretsof a time lost between spellsand misfortunes. Her wrinkles are a road mapfor her grandchildren’sintrigue and inquiries. She no longer whispersabout daybreaks anddunes, but aboutthe Karoo’s restlessspirit. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Nicol Gowar is...

Depths by Nicol Gowar

[tabby title="Poem"] I see the depths of you lurkingbetween the cosmos,abandoned by Serendipity and Fate —a yearning left in time’s kiss. Sometimes that smile of yoursis merely a farce to force ontounsuspecting victims ofthe ruins of your path. She seems...