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A Poem A Day writing prompt (27/09)

today's writing prompt is: Just before Friday 1 rule: maximum 16 lines Fill out my online form. Fill out my online form. For more info about A Poem A Day, click here.

Preview: Poetry Africa is Back!

Back in it's 16th year, the Poetry Africa line is set to make poetry lovers going bonkers. I know I'm super excited. Here's a preview of the poets that are on the bill: Saul Williams [youtube id="tjvVf2PKoV4" width="620" height="360"] D’bi...

A Poem A Day writing prompt (26/09)

today's writing prompt is: Love Song 1 rule: maximum 16 lines Fill out my online form. Fill out my online form. For more info about A Poem A Day, click here.

Poem of the Day: 2012 by Sihle Ntuli

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1] A Poem A Day writing prompt: Surely the Second Coming is at hand In 2012 “Making a living” is not just breathing and existing, Profits are called “killings” Madmen in suits are the rulers; I...

How can you call yourself a poet when you don’t perform?

Have you ever had to explain what makes you a poet? Found myself needing to explain how I could call myself a poet when I no longer performed poetry. And it was odd. I found it strange that anyone could...