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poetry seen: TjoVitjo Bavino (complete text)

a thought in process... “Icons are essentially products of our times, and of their times, their construction is informed by their specific reaction to social and political circumstances. Such reactions though generated from a subjective place, are never private” ~Xoli...

writer’s block: Imagery

imagery (noun): visually descriptive or figurative language, esp. in a literary work. Imagery is using vivid and descriptive language in order to elevate the work. When used properly, it can transport the reader or listener into the poem and make...

q&a (up&coming): Mapule Mohulatsi

Mapule burst into the Poetry Potion view at the first 2013 Word N Sound event this year. This powerful energetic, young poet is a passioned performer. She is the first 2013 Queen of the Mic in the Word N Sound...

editorial: poetry is existentialism

We are very complex. Humans are complex beings. We have an immense capacity for greatness. And at times because we can get so caught up in the race to acquire, to showboat and be the one on top, we seem...