Seasoned Bones by Refiloe Khumo

[tabby title="Poem"] I carry these weathered bones with dignity,despite the world's shaming & incivility.I refuse to cower before ageism.Embracing my aging silences their criticism.Youth no longer resides in my body.However, I proudly marvel at the grace that I embody.Every scar...

When Do We Lose Our Innocence? by Refiloe Khumo

[tabby title="Poem"] When do we lose our innocence and submit to the vices of the world?Why does life bend our sentient hearts & turn them into savage steel?By whose design do we become ruthless miscreants?How can we abide shredding the...