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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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Eyes and Ears

by Delia Watterson   She knew not to say why, As she watched all the watchful eyes, two forced her to show what she tries to hide. Ears alert because they hoped she would confide, for her to pick a

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Two Poems by Noel King

Disappointment You elbow me on the beach, see that seal? There, on the rock! But it wasn’t.   The Beginning of the Next Day Words pour in the rain as Miss Kenton tells Mr. Stevens she loves him and he

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Call For Poems

BEST “NEW” AFRICAN POETS 2015: 100 poems, 100 poets We are calling for BEST 1-3 poems per poet from Africa (living in Africa) or of African descent (Diasporas) to be included in BEST “NEW” AFRICAN POETS 2015: 100 Poems, 100

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Poems by Damian Garside

Pun Monster   There is a pun monster on the other side of my TV screen Professor McLuhan and he is in a deck-chair cooling off in that medium giving me a knowing wink.   As the Saying Goes  

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