Buried Words by Nomfundo Zwane

[tabby title="Poem"] The sound of his voice saw tears gushing like the river Nile, All the while His touch which I dream, engulfs my every being The yearn and the lust left me paralyzed to love. The sweet nothings and...

Broken Soul by Gorata Mokgachane

[tabby title="Poem"] and she sat in her own silence, seeking solace within trying to piece together the broken pieces of self back together again trying to find self amongst the broken wine glasses and the shattered mirrors who had she...

Believer by Boniswa Campbell

[tabby title="Poem"] You, Are my drug, The sweetest ecstasy that runs through my veins As you drain my soul, As you gain confidence, As you taint, Stain, everything I touch. You give me so much! So much love and hope...

Candle Light by Raymupats

[tabby title="Poem"] Darkness surrounded me, I then lit my candle This is not a romantic dinner,its not a bubble bath either Piles of books clutter on my small wooden table I am studying under a candle light behind my chair...

poetry seen: Poetry Africa Schools Poetry Prize

Poetry Africa is probably the best poetry festival on this continent (I'm pretty sure, this is my opinion). Alongside their great annual line-up of established and up&coming poets, Poetry Africa always gives space for budding poets by running the annual...