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THE RIVER OF FLOWERS by MPHO MOLEKOA

[tabby title="Poem"] Burble!Gush over rocksFlow through mountainsides and waterfalls. Faucets fill flutes to the brimBrightening, gladdening hearts,Moving to the sound of life We look out, over the river of flowersThe bed upon which children swimAs water turns from liquid to...

Just as two souls met by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] The sun will setJust as two souls metThere’s no regretAnd it will rise, again and againEven the clouds know that they are flutters of stubborn steamEpistles were not written for sonnetsMuch as we are reminded of the rain...

Her Strides – for Caster Semenya by Dark Plasma

[tabby title="Poem"] A self-assured progressive projectileLocked on its target like a heat seeking missileA confident smile all the whileMarvellous like a polished marble tileStrong, but fragileAn ambiguous profileTo remain unresolved, a mystery fileTrendy, always in styleSmooth like a silky textile..Recording...

Birthday of a Superwoman by Phahunye

[tabby title="Poem"] It's dead silent in the midnightwhen moon hatchedher light on thatchedremote rural hut where labor painsflashed like lightning in the nightprovoking gushing waters and bloodstainsmummy's birth struck granny like thunderboltsweat hurried down her face as she stood bold,the...

Step Outside by Vinolia Mcetwa

[tabby title="Poem"] My dear fear,Can I take a step outside please?Can I feel the wind touch my skin?Can I breathe in the air I have not breathed?Can I for my own sake take that step? Can I take a look...