The Snail and the Rudder by Adele Lokker

[tabby title="Poem"] Most people will often talkOf those that from dictators die;But where the blade of death doth walkWe turn from the dead trees sigh. What makes the worth of one differFrom this shape to another;When the snail and the...

Amazonia (Part 1) by Xoa Mannie

[tabby title="Poem"] Between the waters,The waters were below.And her curiosity: an instinctthat could build a village,only it died when humans came into its habitat. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Zoleka Xoa Mannie is a 25-year-old Social ape, in essence: an aesthetic philosopher,...

The ivory of speech by Salimah Valiani

[tabby title="Poem"] The ivory of speech …of course I hated the warsbut like all men activeI fought in them tooAnd now I speak to youfrom blood and broken-nessAs in a forest:all the trees that are fallen and kept alive by...

Fishing: Snout and Trout by Makhanda Senzangakhona

[tabby title="Poem"] For a trillionEqual to our economyOr just a billionYou, stop the globe on its axis? What of a millionNot in your dreamsTo some, amongst us,That's change,Not worth drooling! Just a tenth of itI'd be lost with it.Perhaps,three RDPs...

How much I really want to fall in love by Noel Diketane

[tabby title="Poem"] I really really really want to visit the beachBut I'm a sandcastle.So much like love the ocean only knows how to tear me down. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Noel Mbengeni Diketane is a poet who's still learning how to...