This Dust Storm by Ayesha Kajee

[tabby title="Poem"] This Dust Storm(for the women who write and those who fight, despite, despite) You huffed and you puffedand you blew our home astrayTill the veil fell, I bore the blind one’s buffunseen, joy and loss alike swept awaybetter...

My Personal Nightmare by Bad Poet

[tabby title="Poem"] The carpet was pulled from under me in the midst of denial and expectancyMid-air, time slowed down, at some point it stoppedI searched for an action, an app, a google searchThat may prepare me for landingUntil... acceptance. Fall....

What does her name actually mean? by Nkululeko Zondi

[tabby title="Poem"] What does her name actually mean?Is the meaning really significant?I'd rather speak of her humour and temperament Her cynicism and childish coyness A great listener and an independent thinkerAn unreservedly patient loverShe who had a key to my...

Before The Flood by Nkateko Masinga

[tabby title="Poem"] if you can bear it, let us embracebefore my heart forgets your chest & allow me one last glance at your facebefore my eyes forget perfection’s best incarnation in human form& while my hands are still warm with...

Drowning by Mpho Molekoa

[tabby title="Poem"] The dark looks on while hands slide deep down a hole in the ground.Great light of day overcomes this dark, silent peril.DullDarkDeep… If you ever see a peculiar portrait of a neighbourAppearing to drownStep closer… dive in!Take both...