Yearly Archives: 2018

CALL FOR POEMS

  BEST “NEW” AFRICAN POETS 2018 ANTHOLOGY   We are calling for BEST 1-3 poems per poet from Africa (living in Africa) or of African diasporas (one of the parents originated from Africa) to be included in BEST “NEW” AFRICAN

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Good Morning, Tony

by Lizo Mkhize   It’s 4am A glass of Glenfiddich 12 in my hand I dial your number A familiar voice speaks As Tony peeks Out from his hole Near the thing you built And grabs the bread I left

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Keep them close

by Xihluke Mlangeni   There was never smoke without a fire nor a tail without a head Behind every loss are memories that drift in the sky when the soul rises Father died one day And on that cold pained

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2 poems by Lindiwe Mpofu

Zimbabwean gestation   another day, another spell of gut churning nausea morning sickness from the growing foetus of loneliness and the longing to return to the soil that formed me, the ground where my umbilical cord is buried homesick but

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INVITE: Launch of Botsoso 18, Botsotso 19 and Collected Plays: 2009-2017 – AKH: 7 September 2018

      Botsotso 18 – Poetry   Sodom and Gomorrah – Napo Masheane Miscegenation – M. Labuschagne You Flew the Calculus of the World – Awogbemila Temitope Ayodeji  Poised Poems; Slinky; Bona Fide – Natalie Railoun Now I can

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