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The lady of Spring by BL Dineo

[tabby title="Poem"] With her transient beautyshe walks graciously towards me.With every step, a touch of scent is left,so fresh, the aroma of cut grass. She paused for a moment,just to admire my bare elegance.She looked at me with those big...

The Promise of Rest by Fummi_en

[tabby title="Poem"] I wear these insecurities like a cloakAnd the fear weighs far more than it shouldThe walls around me threaten to fallAs the cracks increase I know that they would All that'll be left are the exposed emotionsBare like...

Good by Charl Landsberg

[tabby title="Poem"] CW: mention of rape I’ve long ago stopped thinking of myself as a good.Having played lapdog to important men, acting as I should,‘Good’ was poisoned by good people who told me I was bad.What hellish flames burned for...

Above the clear blue sky by Stephen Kingsnorth

[tabby title="Poem"] Raised poor theology,hymn words displacing good,above the clear blue sky, we sang,there is abode of God.It was first astronautswho broadcast empty space,no lodgings found, so faith misplaced,feet firmly on the ground. Ground of our being foundby peering inside...

A curse for my beloved by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] A love that behoves, is a love that begs admiration from its reflection in the mirrorLonging for a splice at the last oasisParched from prayers answered only with promisesThe wandering heart stumbles in a mirage of spiced waterThe...