She’s not always loud by Patience Labane

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] We don't always have to be violentWe don't have to shout or scream to get our messages acrossWe don't have to have hard-hitting punchlinesSometimes we can deliver lifelinesWe are not always war and scars and caving chests,...

Dead by Patience Labane

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] It's only when you come homeThese walls cryThe sorrow buried between these layers of cement is heart wrenchingYour parents never told youThat you are griefBut I am your loverAnd I owe you nothing but God's truthYou bring...

The conundrum by Patience Labane

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] You're a matchThat could never carry a flameNot because it's wetBecause it's not tenacious enoughIt doesn't understand that carrying a flameAllows it to be most aliveI wondered about your kindUnaware of their purposeSquandering their time with destinyRejecting...

The rift by Patience Labane

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] It was my father's faultThe rift between my twin and iWe came from the same wombWe escaped from the same waistMy sister and I ate from the same plateWe never bickeredWe never foughtWe parted from the same...

Dreams by Patience Labane

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] What if our dreams are parasites?Parasites we can only tame when we sleepFor our state of wakefulness feeds their need to make us believe?Make us believe that anything is possibleAnd Nihilism is just a concept?What if dreams...