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More Than You Can Chew by Charl Landsberg

[tabby title="Poem"] Sorry, I guess? I cut you,but not to worry, I'm sure you'll heal.It's the way you eat people,wholesale inhale your little meal;every speck and smidgen consumed.And then you sauntered in,saw me as something tasty,and choked on my thorny...

Blessed are the Peacemakers by A.D. Labuschagne

[tabby title="Poem"] Lord, Make me an instrument of thy peaceTune the harp of my heartTighten the stringsSo that not one note of the sacred melodyYou have written on the blank sheets of my soulMay be out of place Lord, Make...

The Snail’s Journey by A.D. Labuschagne

[tabby title="Poem"] The glorious Roman EmpireWas not built in a dayBut took years, and decadesCenturiesTo put forth its great displayThe roads, the temples, the ColosseumTook ages to constructJust like the behavior, ideals, ideasThat make us who we are The glorious...

Sunday Times by Esethu Enkosi

[tabby title="Poem"] What is the cost of appealing to Lucifer?Why should it be appropriate for someone to compare his beloved to a sunny day?What is the 'talent' about which the poet is so concerned?What are the implications of the question,...

A POET’S DREAM by Nkateko Tshabalala

[tabby title="Poem"] Deformed landscapes filled with spirits born into twisted beings,where does he find the words to tell it in such a beautiful way?this world under the pendulum of anarchy,maybe his eyes are too young to see the sensationalism of...