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Johannesburg in Poetry: A Call For Submissions

Does Joburg talk to you? Does Jozi shout at you? Does Egoli sing to you? Does Joeys swear at you? Do you love it or hate it enough to put your feelings into a poem? Have you already written a

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Two Poems by Mike Alfred

The Poet Struggles with Physics There’s this force that can make stuff out of nothing. Is this god or something else entirely? Maybe nothing is stuff in another form? A nothing-like form? It appears that the force makes a universe

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Three poems by Mike Alfred

Now I can tell you … I can tell you that our marriage was one of your great creations, a complete existence but so silent and modest, I seldom noticed. I can tell you that our marriage, such a splendid

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Mourning Poems by Mike Alfred

Legacy   Ah, there you are, choosing chutney in the sauces aisle. I look away for an instant and you are gone; Houdini of the supermarket. You were wearing that pale blue turtleneck, weren’t you? Oh, there you are again,

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A Call for Submissions: Johannesburg in Poetry