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Man Silence by Frank Meintjies

[tabby title="Poem"] the distancebetween father and soneach trying to hack it the dark waters drippingon the webbed silencebrow broadly ripplingon the edge of storms they munch peanuts, quaff beerthe sports commentary so easyin the ear in the distancequietly; in the...

She’s falling out of love again by Ayathandwa Mpofu

[tabby title="Poem"] Over and over again she placed you inside her soul, feeding you with all the fruits of life.Protecting you with the little she had left in her hand,she hoped you would humble yourself.She had nothing to offer you...

True Colors by Paula Puolakka

[tabby title="Poem"] If I was a bird,how would I see the world? We humansdo not have the same kind ofUV vision as the birds,but it’s obviouswe too have our personal viewswhen evaluatingother human beings. In YOUI see the white light:your...

Through you, I now know by Mamusa Mabodi

[tabby title="Poem"] Poem 1: Through you, I now know… Through you, I now know what love should not be likeAll the more reason why I should think of your betrayal and lick my lips off the sweet taste that the...

Orion’s Belt by Aaishah Mayet

[tabby title="Poem"] I am nobilityThe Griot of the Mansa of an empireTell your minstrels in their burnt cork garbThat conscience speaks a nightly vigil Tell them the colour of coalHas never been my skinBut the bluff of the blindThe soak...