Gloom by Siphiwe Hlongwane

[tabby title="Poem"] cheerless facessmiles patchedhearts coldgloom wearing a happy facade. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Siphiwe Hlongwane is a creative writer in love with all things poetry. His work has previously appeared on Poetry Potion, Praxis Magazine Online, Kalahari Review, Pick Me...

The Things I Keep Safe by Siphiwe Hlongwane

[tabby title="Poem"] the peacethe bliss in my solitudethe love of the space in my centrewhere only I can entermy alma materthe little joys that keep the clock of my sanity tickinglike the alchemista good booklike a poem that speaks lifeto...

A Poet Could Kill The Dead by Siphiwe Hlongwane

[tabby title="Poem"] like a mother,who has lost her unborn child.Neria's grave,grief-stricken -weeps.its headstone backwards bendingthe soil around it like the wallsof an old house cracking.because deep in its womb,today middayNeria will die againand go to heaven againthis time not alone.for...

Vintage, Your Love Is by Siphiwe Hlongwane

[tabby title="Poem"] vintageyour love ismy darlinga taste of sweet winematured in timeyour antiquated ideasand their texturethough old fashionedsome may sayare my new religionin you, i have found my salvationyour eyes wiseand full of the wisdomtelling the sacred truthof the lost...

Untitled by Siphiwe Hlongwane

[tabby title="Poem"] as if they are missing waternothingever growsin these barren handsof mineyet they can water a desertof blank paperturning it into a beautiful flower gardenof loveof painof sorrowof hopeand moredepending on the soul's fancyof the person smelling the flowersthat...