On a second’s glance of Hope’s latest sigh
Raised pulse high
Passion Continue reading MATERNAL DEATH by Alice Chintokoma from Zimbabwe
Shun from my sister
The winds that blew into this village
Sung no note of her to dance
Siphoned the living hopes from her muscles
And drove her to the far end Continue reading COLOUR ME THE BLAME by Hasheem Deza from Malawi
I grieve and mourn, where my secret garden lies
Or my dull heart bereaves the fairer rose
One once brown at last dies
Like a ripen apple on its tree falls
It is no more, was once but no more Continue reading SECRET GARDEN by Hasheem Deza from Malawi
Let us not use our bones,
Let our brains work.
When the consent is honoured,
Then do we go to task.
Several hearts are underneath caves, Continue reading BRAINS AND BONES by Celestina Omor Orhue from Nigeria.
Sitted in the dustbin
for too long,
the common man had been sitted
in a dust bin
sitted comfortably and cared less
of the world around him, Continue reading SITTED IN THE DUSTBIN by Dennis Ernest Ssesanga, Uganda
My time is buried in some ancient frame,
Voiceless yet its fingers speak.
I just heard a tock!
It can’t be stopped,
I would have robbed. Continue reading TIME By Celestina Omor
He’s one in a zillion
So glamorous and unique
Setting my freshly-mended heart on fire
With a gentle touch; I yearn for more love
Letting my heart love-freeze and paralyze Continue reading MY HAVEN; MY HEAVEN By Becky
All I ever wanted was to be part of your story
With every word admonishing us to never part Continue reading ENDLESS LOVE By Lynnet A. Okumu
He calls you sweet angel
But acts like your sower devil
He makes sweet promises
That all go unfulfilled.
Pretence love when around
Gives the back when away. Continue reading SWEET ANGEL By Lynet A. Okumu
If I sleep and never wake up,
I just hope that the man who will confirm that I’m no longer there,
Will hold onto my right hand and feel the words
That I wasn’t able to write on paper,
Because the ink in my heart dried, Continue reading DYING WITH POETRY by Dennis Kombo