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Re be re raloka re tuka by Raesetja Wendy Seleme

[tabby title="Poem"] Re be re swere mollo ka diatla. Re raloka mantlwane ka meši. Re taboga molora bjalo ka kgathi. Re namela mehlare mebele e tuka. Re le dikgošigadi re nnoši lefaufaung. Re kitimela kgabo ye e sa yeng felo....

An Excursion From Melancholia by Phumelelokuhle Ngidi

Don’t come look for me, I’ll be gone, Leaving a hollow house With shredded papers of unfinished poems. Don’t come look for me, I’m torn, Between churches and liquor stores Whirling through songs of broken men and vagabonds. Don’t come...

Ransom by Sibulelo Manamatela

[tabby title="Poem"] the exorcist is a tempter it is witchcraft what he does with his lips and his soft tongue in the candlelight a practiced seduction of the soul the giant inside is a wanting is a weakness with pouted...

Our hearts by Chinua Ezenwa-Ohaeto

[tabby title="Poem"] It was like this on the day before this day: we peered ourselves in the faces as we sat and spoke of little things of many things and spoke of many things of little things. We spoke Sochimma—...

The Conclusion by Paul Zietsman

[tabby title="Poem"] Many miles travelled, have I, In search of a destination, Only to come to realise why it has such an elusive face, This liberty to afford Now after years of chasing why, Have I come to the realisation,...