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»Autumn Leaves Blessed by Death«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Jul 12, 2018

Autumn leaves are beautiful. / Autumn leaves are intriguing. / Autumn leaves are amazing when they / show no sign of life and they change color. / Autumn leaves tend to be a handful if you do not maintain / the ground you walk on. / Autumn leaves blanket the ground to remind us about / the tragedy of… read more »


»Mind Alchemy«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Jun 28, 2018

Life is Simple. / Thoughts of negativity constantly / clouding the brain. Change of scenery / changes the energies from within. / Once negative thoughts are broken / down and transformed by positive thoughts, / golden thoughts are created, positive energy is / true alchemy. Time alters all reactions… read more »


»Haiku (Melancholy)«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Jun 28, 2018

Sad thoughts taking a hold. / Fear of being al… read more »


»One Night Stand«

by Brendon Tawanda Takarinda, Jun 27, 2018

It made sense when / we made love on a cold / night. As we enjoy the simple / pleasures that our bodies give / us, tears slowly pouring out / of yours. As you remember the / forced death of your child. / As you further explain your / dark past about your unborn child. / / I cannot help but question, if I… read more »


»Finding Peace«

by Dorinka Nel, Jun 25, 2018

Where will I find peace... / When everything within me is chaos / When I cannot see how will survive the next day / When nights are cold and lonely / Where will I find peace? / / I go to the mountains and beg / To the ocean to politely ask / To the desert to show my perseverance / Even the lust tropical… read more »


»Real Love«

by Tshepo Direro, Jun 23, 2018

Real love does not lie / It is always honest / Real love does not speak / It reveals itself / Real love is not heavy / It lightens the burdens of life / Real love does not use people / It is always just / Real love does not hurt / It relieves the pain / Real love is without fear / It removes all the doubts… read more »


»a complete FART«

by Proffesor Tshuma, Jun 21, 2018

Dreams / of a life without pain / Dreams / of riches without spirit hunger / Dreams / of love with no heart ache / Dreams / of wisdom without a weary soul / Dreams / of liberty without b… read more »


»Same Old Wine«

by Viv Vamblie, Jun 15, 2018

They gave us the elections / Kept filling our heads full of lies / Can we trust in new directions / While the promises are in disguise / Well someday the truth will catch us / Hope it don’t catch us by surprise / / Then they preach this thing religion / But show no faith at all / Follow suit on Sunday / But… read more »


»Where«

by Viv Vamblie, Jun 12, 2018

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high, / Where knowledge is free / Where the world has not been broken / Into fragments by narrow domestic walls / / Where words come out from the depth of truth / Where tireless striving stretched it’s arms toward perfection / Where the clean stream of… read more »


»Great is thy faithfulness«

by Maxine Smith, May 15, 2018

Don’t apologize for who you are / Don’t apologize for where you come from / / Don’t apologize for where you are going / Don’t apologize for your greatness / / Don’t apologize for your achievements / Don’t apologize for leaving, those behind who didn’t believe in you / / Don’t apologize for being honest… read more »