Empire’s Flag by Max Ngubo

[tabby title="Poem"] a stain on the empire's flaga crimson reda murder scene outside of memory;amnesia is the stuff of history. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Max Ngubo is a writer, poet and photographer from Mdantsane. [tabbyending]

I wish I had known by Soyani wa Ngoveni

[tabby title="Poem"] Born with clenched hands.Not knowing that one day I will open my thumbs.Open my thumbs and hunt for survival.I wish I had known. I didn’t know that life has got hail and thorns.I didn’t know that life is...

Deliberate Amnesia by Nkululeko Zondi

[tabby title="Poem"] Pursuing love without baggageIn transit is improbable toShe who is already terrified andIn anticipation of oceans from streamsAnd rivers of painWanting one with two dimplesWhilst possessing one is veryAudacious an actThe dimple is worthy as an audienceClapping hands...

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 24 September 2022

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK "The heritage of erasure" "A culture, a people" "The politics of memory" Image by Kurious Use the form below to submit [gravityform id="2" title="true" description="false"] For more info about A Poem A Day click...

Loadshedding at Mouille Point by Ayesha Kajee

[tabby title="Poem"] This fragile citysandwichedbetween mighty oceanand louring mountainfeels more frangible stillas thick dark descendsshrouding the artificial daywith which we veil our nightsand our night-fearschildlike Venturing deeperplunging into and throughthis oddly agreeable shroudI emerge near the dormant lighthouseemergency light to...