NOON CHILD

A Poem and a tribute to Prof. Keorapetse Kgositsile By Lennox Raphael   Before days of after & laughter hereafter, &after knowing you since that afternoon with Maya Angelou, I knew, I knew, I would be missing you, blue diamond magic cow smiling right now, blessed, at rest, stars pitch as soul ripening beyond memory, here […]

Knees

A Poem By Solly Ramatswi There are days when gravity will forget you, And Wind will threaten your weight with floating to loss of self, And You will depend on your knees for the ground to fall in love with you again, And You will belong to yourself, AGAIN.   Share this…

The End

A Poem By an anonymous poet   When I reached my teenage years I realized that I had two very real fears. The first: drowning in the ocean. The second: being raped. I assumed at the time that both of them would feel quite similar. The initial struggle – the human instinct to survive. The […]

Milky Memories

A Short Story By jec young   My grandfather drinks glasses of milk which he forgets to finish. He forgets, too, where he leaves them.   We trail him around the house, collecting the misted white glasses and pouring them away. I imagine in the corridors of his home, in the northern heat, there lies […]