Yearly Archives: 2018

Two poems by Vera Mihailovish-Dickman

City Buzz +++++++++++Johannesburg Becoming a truly African city – ++++++which it has been, but not for all ++++++and perhaps not African in the eyes of many ++++++++++++not African in lifestyle, even if in Africa +++++++++++Johannesburg Bursting with curiosity, the urge

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Three poems by Sarah Lubala

An Inheritance I don’t remember how it began with water or without? with trembling or without? satisfied or fainting? How might we measure it? the dregs of a season one white confetti bush the salt on your hands an armchair

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Two poems by Raphael D’Abdon

“The famous south african poet”. (posthumous recognition) i am no son of the soil nor daughter of the land and have no business with mama afrika my tongue don’t click when i say umkombothi my throat don’t sound like a

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Three poems by Mike Weeder

Promise In January 1980, I stood knocking on the door of 100 Tugela Way, Portland, Mitchells Plain. It was a Monday morning and I was there to leave a message from my friend Willie. While I waited I secured my

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Two poems by Sanet Van Rensburg

Lunch with the Pied Piper From across the table I examine your eyes puffy from sleeping in the sun you’re older than I remember +++++++forearms crossed +++twitching like last time you’re softer as a melody escapes your mouth and angst

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