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We Live by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] Premonitions are reality manifested in predictionsOur eyes see beyond what our minds captures in time and locks in memoryWe are what we visualize, we are made by what moulds our destiniesWe walk the path that is ordained by...

Affliction of litanies by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] Eclectic sonder, saunter beyond malignant sunsets Praise, oh hailDamned, oh hell Tides swell, but no one is afraid of drowningHearts flutter, but all fear to floatLove leads, why then vilify the loverThrill of the trail, don’t blame the...

The burden of knowing by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] The burden of knowing I know the sacrifice of givingthe emptiness in fulfillmentI’ve seen boulders smitten by pebblesOceans tamed by riversI have found meaning, that is meaningless in the songs of lightI know of quests that laid bare...

Killing flowers to impress you by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] I’ll find spaces in your heart, where you don’t have to love meDreams where you don’t have to see my faceWinds that carry my scent away from youThe streams of my tears that flow away from youMemories that...

Stained by the colors of love by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] I am stained by the colors dripping from your wand,I am devoted to the spasms of loveThe words pouring through your fingersThe laughter is loud from the opulence of your faceTalk to me about the parables of the...