Monthly Archives: October 2013

Melancholic

by Ashley Makue   Am I sad because my poetry requires it? My fingers have been searching for things in distant places; lovers in faraway summertime cities, singers in Sunnyside, syllables in rosy poetry. Sometimes my thoughts go there too-

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Poems by Carlton Carr

Bareback he fucks like a scorpion there is a sting in his tail a tale of abuse on the silver tongue that licks me unprotected i am at the mercy of his history and the odds are not great there

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Wondering Hearts

by Ashley Makue   Your language on my tongue, ‘goodbye’ as you walk with a bit of an accent, emphasis on ‘bye’. I have written it, in your way, packed nostalgia for your trip to see him. An honest song

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Poems by Rooi Boshielo

Molalatladi Ke molaklatladi wa bo serogamalopo bo phirima, Dikgadima tsha mareletsha pelo. Sefefo mokebe se roba mere megolo. Boragane bwa gaila mashaledi a tshepho. Mokgoshi gwa kwala sebata kgomo, thlakudisha mashiwana, Thari e llela molokwa…na Ngwaga kete makgolo senyane lesome

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Three poems by Kyle Allan

There is a time. There is a time blatant like the rivers passing to the sea and amiable like the mercy of all cool water. There is a time brutal like mirrors and sharp like human bones and words rising

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