End of an Era by Thompson Emate

[tabby title="Poem"] A necessary change,No longer a bandwagon with the masses,The voices of the downtroddenmust be heard,No longer a fusion with sycophants,The cries of the oppressed must ring through,We're no more puppets pulled by strings,Dancing to inhuman dictates,We refuse to...

I Felt the World Ending When I Was Eight by Diana Keith

[tabby title="Poem"] I felt the world ending when I was eightI felt the vacuum of empathyThe ghoul of technologyAnd the great plan they had concocted togetherTo steal my future I stared into the cracked and gaping mawAnd something happenedI left...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall by Nicol Gowar

[tabby title="Poem"] The edges crackleas her fingers enclosethe pool of glitter.Her eyes glide aroundthe surface trying tocatch the shapesdancing, drifting likeshimmering orbsthey shift in theshadows along therim. She lifts her fingerslike cobwebs crawlingup the metallic spine.She paws at her reflection.Her...

Phoenix tattoo in my summer by BL Dineo

[tabby title="Poem"] From ashes, I rise,pandiculating,feeling the playfulness of the wind, tousling.The calling from the fibre of my beinglike sunbirds in a hot-coloured garden, singingit's time to thrive darling. Ripe and ready,clothing myself with mycherry blossom, lotus pink, golden experiences.Spreading...

Lost Treasure by Dark Plasma

[tabby title="Poem"] The enduring seabird died mid-flight,and continued gliding the headwind...Its birdsong became the death of a stormIts widespread wings, the timeless skylineIts encircling plume like the mist at dawnIts memory became the ceaseless seaof roaring cannon fire and sinking...