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q&a (up&coming): Mapule Mohulatsi

Mapule burst into the Poetry Potion view at the first 2013 Word N Sound event this year. This powerful energetic, young poet is a passioned performer. She is the first 2013 Queen of the Mic in the Word N Sound...

writers’ block: Poetry Genre

Like all other creative disciplines, poetry has difference genres. Some times genre that can easily be confused with form. The differences aren’t always that easy to define or separate but if you thing of form in this way - form...

Poem of the Day: I Expect More From You by Vangi Gantsho

[youtube id="DoUOmglD7Cg" width="620" height="360"]   [information]Vangi Gantsho is the founder of No Camp Chairs Poetry Picnic which takes place at the Union Buildings gardens every second Sunday of the month in Pretoria. She blogs at Vangi's Africa and was profiled in...

A Review of Poetry Potion: On Being Human // 2013.01

The world of Poetry is like the world of Jazz. There are multiple layers of nuanced existentialisms, familiar phrases, essentialist expressions and traditions within mores and cultural pros and cons. There are also parallel universes or multi-verses, literal meanings and...

Human vs Raven by Mpho Malepa

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]This morning on my way to work I came across a familiar picture that I had not taken into serious account up until this day. I saw how poverty De-humanizes one and brings them to...