Indifference by Nkateko Masinga

[tabby title="Poem"] There is a forgotten cabinwhere our love once lived.Weeds punctured the logsrelentlessly, as if evictingus before it was our time. We did not uproot them,just let them grow underour feet. What a shame.We should have knownthat indifference kills....

EtherWomb by INWI

[tabby title="Poem"] 'My mother taught me how to whisper wishes into mountains. Sang stream song to the stars, built palaces on the eyelashes of mysterious ether boys with gold for bones and forbidden spells for skin. My womb taught me...

State Capture by Thembani Mbadlanyana

[tabby title="Poem"] Unscrupulous acts and schemesSeem unstoppable in the RepublicWhite lies and rands,It seems;Flagrantly fly aroundAnd with chance granted,They all disappear like a fartIn a Bishop’s ropes-Not to be seen by the naked eyesOf the people. Is the state captured?Rands...

It is better to have loved by Nkululeko Zondi

[tabby title="Poem"] It is better to have lovedand to have lived livelythan to imagine how itwould have been likeand wonder aboutthe difference orthe differenceit would havemade inone'slife [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Nkululeko Zondi is an HIV/Aids Educator at the City of...

Like dew sees sun by Musawenkosi Wiseman Nyembe

[tabby title="Poem"] Fame and fortune, I am.Masses flock to find favour from me.Known for my greatness and splendourfilled with valued paper,like a chameleon trapping its food, so am I,the masses are mine. I find favour from kings and escape mymisdemeanours,I...