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Uhuru Sasa by Nyakale Mokgosi

[tabby title="Poem"] (for Zimbabwe) armageddon on our doorstep diplomats floundering like zombies devoured like a hollywood movie an auspicious beginning a predictable, gory ending mugabe refuses to go quietly mbeki dances softly softly zimbabweans plead for mercy, mercy mercy mwalimu...

spontaneous by zamantungwa

i waited for it to break out to make sense. it, not pushing forth, caused me to pull it out, jerk it, urge it, force it. i waited... was inclined to plead, to beg, open my puppy eyes. *blink blink*...

There’s A spot I know of… by Khomotjo Manthata

There’s A spot I know of… Where there’s a balm for crippled spirits Where shadowed water slides on the sharp horizons round it. Trees in their Autumn Beauty Yonder by the stream I have looked upon those brilliant creatures Today...

The Taxi Driver by Khomotjo Manthata

I’d like to be a taxi driver one day       Drive down the busy streets of Johannesburg. Where rowdy taxi drivers, who are from all walks of life... Streets hostile that you cannot stay there       Drive my...

Chieftain by Yoric Watterott

Caged in spears Thrown by peers Aimed in haste Target of hate A brewing storm forlorn in scorn form Flooding these plains with its mutiny reigns Torn between position and opposition Wolfpack barking orders To pack my ruksack and head...