A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 15 August 2022

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Lioness by Aaishah Mayet

[tabby title="Poem"] The August starsAre glorious globesAdornments of darknessIn glimmering robes Alongside eleven famed chaptersOdes in successionTo the passing of timeConstellation reading of vivid imagination You do not scare mePretty bright thingsMapping the heavensIn the same galactic glory that lives...

#TAG-LINES by Mandi Vundla

[tabby title="Poem"] We must preserve our womenbeyond PR against violenceTaglines keep us alive for a monthWhen campaigns start to run out of breathBillboards come downPink Ribbons fall to their kneesSafety pins grow teeth I pray to God for Ad-space to...

Laboured love by Melisa Moyo

[tabby title="Poem"] We are facing each otherSailing our love to the echoes of dust.We use our voices as paddleswhile flogging air with sadness.Silence cowered between us,We employ our eyes to labour the sky; to count floating clouds by their bloodline.What...

POET PROFILE: Melisa Moyo

Melisa Moyo is a South African writer, performer, poet, accredited price estimator, and a third-year accounting student at the University of South Africa. Her work delves into the conditions women face in a society that has constantly diminished their contribution....