Two poems by Vonani Bila

Indonesia The bending road along the jungle of whispering bamboo The narrow asphalted road along tall teak and abaca trees The road of roaring trucks coming down the hill Green trucks full of logs or quarried stone or scooters Noses

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Dareen Tatour – Poems and Persecution in Occupied Palestine

This feature looks at the way the Israeli state attacks artists who dare to raise up issues of national and individual oppression in Occupied Palestine. Two poems by DAREEN TATOUR I’ll Forget It, As You Wish Translated Jonathan Wright As

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Sunday drive in the Overberg

by Heidi Grunebaum To the top of Franschoek pass we drive and on to the Overberg: Villiersorp and Grabouw. Only silence speaks through the broken landscape through quilted miles of its velvet blossom promise, apples, peaches, apricots, plums. Until fields

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Three poems by Jim Pasqual Augustin

The Man Who Wished He was Lego His hands would be yellow and forever curved into a semi-square “C.” Designed only for quick and easy snapping of pieces meant to fit. His shoes would be the same colour as his

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Two poems by Londiwe Majozi

Anywhere Be there Being there Meaning much And nothing I’ll be there. There for you. I’m here Where is here? Am I there? Where are you? Not with me. Not here. So where? Not here. Maybe there. But not here.

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