Love is by Nosisa Ngwata

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] Love is... Smiling Blushing Sighing Just by thinking about you Love is... Looking deep into each others' eyes Smooching like love sick teenagers Holding hands like its our lifeline Missing your sweet smell Love is... My first...

Mother City by Frank Meintjies

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] (ode to cape town) Place of slaves, storms, minstrels, frenzied wind winter is a leprous sky, breaking up and breaking up into craters swept by rain and slush White-maned waves of luxury apartments give way to grains...

Stratosphere Disturbed by Josaya Muianga

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] Our conversations, Plain and simple like the lofty fascinations of a little child; The words themselves, A whirling Indian monsoon backed by a willing current, I suffer sun stroke and dire contusions, Dried brittle knees from a...

These hands by Nosisa Ngwata

[tabby title="Poet Bio"] These small hands Will protect you Like a son protects His mother His siblings These skinny hands Will protect you From his abusive words From his flying fists From his evil temper These punny hands Will protect...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 31 Aug 2015

this week's writing prompt: "I love you in ways my sorrow cannot forgive" from Love Without Caution by Vangi Gantsho (Home is Where the Mic Is. 2015). 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below to submit or...