You

By Wataka Damah Dew I know your favourite spot, Yes under the tree that grows over that wall I have stalked you occasionally You like sitting alone Head bent, almost touching your raised knees You scribble a lot I imagine it to be poetry Or diary entry, There seems to be a lot on your […]
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Exiled Love

By KubanaM (Mankuba)   Standing on the edge of society, A lone soldier in a war you forgot, Redrawing the borders that separate us. We lived out lies just to belong, Altering ourselves to fit the mould of a civilization long forgotten. And our love was strong, Through stolen moments and kisses In secret hideouts […]
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For Bae

By Annonymous You have not stopped taking my breath away. From the very first time I saw you I experienced that exquisite sensation of my lungs filling with air and catching just before a huge gush of oxygen exploded out of me and everything about the world seemed… perfect. You have not stopped being magical. […]
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An Aggressive Apology

By Lyricnotic/ @lyricnotic *Trigger warning: sexual violence I looked up at your reflection in the mirror as you walked towards me and stopped a few meters away. I couldn’t help the rage and hurt that was evident in my gaze as our eyes met. You lifted your hand to stroke my shoulder; to rub over […]
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Be, for the moment.

By Blazing Empress/ @BlazingEmpress/ Blazing Empress Facebook and Tumblr Guard your heart, but remember to let the occasional visitor spend a night or three. In the beginning of a relationship I am always inspired to write. But as we get to know each other and we become more comfortable saying things around each other, my mouth […]
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The Last Call

By Mapula S. Lehong Its repetition, repetition of the same song The loud gong of words gone wrong Echoes of pain in that last call.   I love you, I love you…I hate that I love you… I hate that I keep calling   While thoughts juggle anger and frustration Our words bloody like the chaos […]
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White

*Trigger Warning: Drugs, death substance abuse.* By Nthabiseng Ntshala We met, spoke, laughed and fell in love. We learnt, accepted each other and even got addicted to each other. We took each other’s bad habits and made them our own, individually. I forgot my values and my beliefs. Her presence in my life mattered so […]
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Love??

By Flaverinas I am 31 years old and it has been difficult for me as a transgender woman to find true love in family, with my friends and within my community. Wherever I’m going I fell obsessed about love! I wonder sometimes, “Is it because of who I am?” No! It seems like everyone is […]
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