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Poets venture where no coward dares.

“I feel the only thing you can do about life is to preserve it, by art if you're an artist, by children if you're not.”― Philip Larkin Poetry becomes many different things to many different people at many different times in...

A Love Poem, Because by Xabiso Vili

[tabby title="Poem"] Ain’t nobody writing love poems whilst women are dying.How you gon’ fit romance into a coffin,be turning the kisses of a killer into honey.We’ve got a hive in our stomachsand our locust swarm hearts feast on the butterflies. My...

POETRY SEEN: TSHWANE SPEAK OUT LOUD YOUTH POETRY COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL.

Tshwane Speak Out Loud is back, and continuing with its third season of spoken word poetry by the youth of Tshwane. The festival will kick off on 6 June with a seminar at the University of Pretoria. This opening preludes...

Poetry Seen: Book Launch – Laughing in my fathers voice by Xabiso Vili

RYB Publishers presents: The official book launch of Laughing in my father's voice by Xabiso Vili Join RYB Publishers and Xabiso Vili for the launch of his collection. On the day Xabiso will read some of the poems from this collection....

The 7th Word N Sound Festival is Here!

When Words Collide 7th Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival 2017 4 – 8 October 2017, Market Theatre Lab, Newtown Feat: Msaki, Leshie Lovesong (Botswana), Alessandro Lutman (Italy), Modise Sekgothe, Hakeen Anderson-Lesolang, Mutinta Bbenkele (Zambia), Kwazi Ndlangisa, Emmah Mabye,...