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Two Poems by Dennis Webster

Now I wash my Underwear by Hand When you first came to my home I still called you by half your name. Your father’s half. You were as lovely as graphite on paper or the bend of a heron, or

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THE BLACK HERALDS

A protest for the killing of George Floyd There are blows in life, so hard . . . I don’t know! Blows like the hate of God; as if before them, the undertow of everything suffered is embedded in the

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NAKBA DAY: BOTSOTSO JOINS IN COMMEMORATING THE PALESTINIAN EXPULSION

Ghassan Kanafani Ghassan Kanafani was a refugee, a journalist, an editor and a political activist. He was murdered in Beirut by a bomb planted in his car by Israel’s Mossad spy agency on 8 July 1972.  He was 36 years

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Two Poems by Mboneni Ike Muila

Three Kota Sky three kota sky mavovo bheshuka++++++++++ kota..,quarter line 1.bheshuka…go no one buys your tikie dough skelm heavenly heavenly heavenly +++++++++++++ mavovo..,final remains of home-made brew colour blocking bhemuda jimbos +++++++++ bhemuda…,three quarter pants uvaya na mablues ++++++++++++++++++++++ jimbos..,

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Two Poems by Siza Nkosi

the music that keeps me up at night in the hour of dreams young voices dance to the distant doef-doef sound of senseless lyrics drums chant ceaselessly to izangoma who’ve woken the drunken spirits of their fathers the religious ones

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