Dream sequence I by NoLIFE

[tabby title="Poem"] There are splinters where you failed to love yourself,Streams that break from the river, attempting to touch but never reach,Or sensory nerves touching the spine but never feeling If you look down the stream of self-doubt,along the outgrowths,you'll...

Nightmare of the Congo by NoLIFE

[tabby title="Poem"] Light from a cigaretteflickers like Morse code,and a shadowy figure blowssmoke rings that look like fingersdigging through gravesto find their bodies. Ectoplasm emanatesfrom its coughing fits --it hits the floor and glowswith the outline of a conquered continent...

The story of men and wars by NoLIFE

[tabby title="Poem"] The earth coughedspewing ...bits of blood and boneswallowed without chewing. She had been forcedonto a diet of skeletons and bullets.The sun tried to dry her wounds,and when it left she was nursedby the moon. When the earth movedRivers...

3rd Annual Word N Sound Festival

Word N Sound has single-handedly brought back some energy and cool factor to the young poetry seen of Johannesburg. And what's awesome is that they don't just have regional ambitions. After breaking out in Cape Town on Tuesday and running...

poetry seen: events (updated)

Friday | 29 November Aptly named “Poetry Is” the evening show will feature the talents of Natalia Molebatsi, Mutle Mothibe, Nova Masango amongst others with a musical showcase by Bongeziwe Mabandla. Doors open at 18:30. Admission is R100. Saturday |...