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A Poem A Day writing prompt 3 Aug 2015

this week's writing prompt: "Out of the huts of history's shame I rise Up from a past that's rooted in pain I rise" from And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou. [embedyt]https://youtu.be/JqOqo50LSZ0?t=38s[/embedyt] 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the...

when the (heart) beat drops by deadpoet

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]I am the love child of wisdom and fate Suckling on the everlasting tits of creativity And her hips curved like her emotions roller-coaster Swaying our minds through the motions And like the former, her...

Buried In My Back Yard by Philani Nombika

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]We are known for our lightness Sun absorbing skin we smile the loudest Deafening pulse our hearts know these streets will never forgive us For we have given the most tender parts of us We...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 27 July 2015

this week's writing prompt: "honey people murder mercy..." from In Memoriam: Martin Luther King, Jr. by June Jordan. source: Poetry Foundation 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below to submit or click here For more info about...

Ailments by Tshiamo Modise

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]For singing off tune in my veins Erupting volcanoes on my joints Dancing on my sensitive spots Easing my loneliness with pains I thank and love you still For reminding me I'm not made of...