Yearly Archives: 2015

Thought

by Sisanda Mrwebi   Imagination fades away; mind if I follow? Without you I am a leafless tree, with upright twigs, colourless without the sunlight of confidence. I struggle for life, in this soil so dry. Mind if I follow?

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In memory of my cousin’s mind

by Ashraf Booley   Remember how you used to slow dance to the strumming strings; your favourite 90’s R&B tunes pulsating from our then-trendy cassette player swaying your hips to killing me softly like nobody’s watching you? Remember how soon

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Two Poems by Josaya Muianga

About Perfection   You are too over cooked, I adored you when you were crisp and light, With the yellow scent of tumeric your edible enigma; But now you are over cooked Dripping, limp with oil like an obese pizza,

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Two Poems by Mak Manaka

Leano on my mind   The winter star of this black morning burns in flames of a childhood the ghetto cannot forget Breathless streets suffocating families living inside a mine-dump and drilling their way to sleep The ghetto knows how

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Poems by Rethabile Masilo

My sister’s boy   The day my sister’s boy was born she poured honey and whiskey into a pan, stirred warmed palm oil in, mixed them with her hands several times, then smeared it all over the boy’s body. ‘This

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