Sweet Dreams by Kufre-Udeme Thompson

[tabby title="Poem"] I'm writing in blank verse'Cause in rhymes I can't confessWord for word my feelings for you. So take this blank verse, my loveAnd read in the moonlight aboveThen dream of me through the night. I write to tell...

You are your best thing by Sekou

[tabby title="Poem"] You are your heart whose courage and faith beat down mountainsand built a straight narrow glorious road of stone;You are the voice of calm amidst windy storms and the bitter cold-of the otherness that comes with being different.You...

The Soul Sister of Wittgenstein by Paula Puolakka

[tabby title="Poem"] Each word that comes out of your mouthis a potential swear word. Each word on the paperhas the potential to blow up somebody’s fuse. Words are a question of taste,revealing the mindset, the heart, and the soulof both...

Tears of the crying Africa by Kgutsang Alfred Setloboko

[tabby title="Poem"] Tears of the crying AfricaAfrica my landThey sailed to you from the westYou welcomed them in the CapeUbuntu you showed them“De mensheid” the Dutch would call it. Back they went, and they brought chains with themAfrica your child...

Deaths and Beginnings by Dshamilja Roshani

[tabby title="Poem"] I.Once,Home was a feelingRather than a place of birth.When borders had not yet formedScars on the face of the earth.When we were moving, dancing,Flowing at peace, composingThe songs of our soulsWith unbroken, effortlessEase. II.Later we discoveredThe nightmares. They...