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Walk Sister Walk

by L.O. Monene   When the first cock crow You turn, turn and toss Troubled by the plight of home affairs fires Oh what will i feed my children! Yet when the sun peep in the east You sing along

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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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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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Three poems by Allan Kolski Horwitz

Bringing Forth Eve was there Alone She had no need for another She was full breasted And she lay in the garden And seeded herself And her milk made her happy Eve after Eve after Eve But when the moon

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Poems by Maakomele (Mak) Manaka

How I started writing on a notepad I got to write on a notepad because nako tse kaofela, ke ntse ke sa ngoale mo notepadding, you know, I used to write poetry on random pieces of paper, o kile wa

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