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Gone Days by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Sunshine is gone,A new season is here,Outdoor fun is on hold,Games to play indoorsare the only sure diversions,They’re the only way to unwind,The weather in Johannesburg is a four-legged stand,It distinguishes her from her sibling nations,Laundry days are...

Images and Sound by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] Many pictures I have seen,Few of them I like,Few, I'm drawn to,A display of nature in its beauty,A depiction of colours in rhythmic run,Writing about pictures,I’d write about their aesthetic value,I'd write about their unheard voices spoken in...

Two Worlds, Two Shades by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] There are places we can't imagine,You don't wish to go there,You don't wish to be a guest,Murky, dark and cold-deep,Filthy, slimy and malodorous,Turbulent, rocky and meandering,Unsettled, wavy and undulating,There are places we can't imagine,Beauty unsoiled,Nature in its pristine...

Calling Home by Oyinuche

[tabby title="Poem"] I wake up in the morning, and the day is grey.I look in the mirror, disgust looks back at me.I feel my chest, and it's still there;the branding that reads 'failure.' It's on days like this,that I can't...

Hope in a Lost Land by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] It fades with time,It dies with the season,The blazing heat of the sunscorches it,It loses its bloom and beauty,With this, he wasn't pleased,He believes it shouldstand up to the weather,He believes it shouldstand the test of time,He thought...