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77 poems tagged COMMUNICATION


»You have come back power«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Feb 6, 2018

You have comeback power / / Most of the times when things happen to us, we tend to allow them to define us and we eventually get lost in them, as it happens we have the choice to allow it to control us or we do otherwise. In that process we feel useless but the recipe is in the process. / / I am a… read more »


»You matter, No matter what!«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Feb 6, 2018

I was thrown on the ground, rejected & cast away / they thought I did not have value / in a dumpsite where my kind belonged as they said / I was rejected / But I knew who I was and what I possessed / what I was carrying inside of me, was greater than to care about what they say. / Dirt pilled on me, day… read more »


»Anthony«

by Bo Lanier, Aug 19, 2016

Well and the Anthony I knew / was a scared and lost little boy / confused about life and sought / sanctuary by drinking himself out / of reality...well I thought I could / save him but he only ended up / using me so I had to just throw / my arms up and walk away, years / ago saying Anthony, I hope in time…  sign in to read more »


»The heavy load«

by Maureen Direro, Aug 7, 2016

I have seen the world, / I have seen cruelty before me, / I have seen cruelty within me. / I have raised a life singlehandedly, / While the father wants a relationship with me / But not his child. / I have cried endless tears, / And I have made grown men cry. / Shunning myself from love, / Avoiding the same…  sign in to read more »


»My Degree of Knowledge«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Mar 1, 2016

My degree of knowledge allows me to do lot of things. / / But it does not allow me to brag about what I wish to achieve and whatever money can buy..... / / It allows me to brag about my life and my health... It allows me to brag about my understanding of life and sense of humour... / / It does not…  sign in to read more »


»The Facts of Life«

by Sava Hassan, Feb 1, 2016

Our days quickly passing by / To slow the aging process, we usually try / Regardless, they go so fast / Our final destination, they cast / Reminding us of the memories of our past / Telling us that all we have is today / We must exert every possible effort to enjoy / About the future nothing we can do or…  sign in to read more »


»It really doesn't matter«

by Sava Hassan, Jan 25, 2016

It doesn't matter if you are Muslim, Christian, Jewish or doesn't believe at all / I will always be behind you to catch you if you ever fall / It doesn't matter if you are black or white / I will listen to your views if you are right / It doesn't matter if you are young or old / Hopes toward a happy…  sign in to read more »


»The Burden.«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Nov 30, 2015

The burden one carries seems so hard to certain individuals yet it's so easy and light to his/her owner... / / The burden one is carrying appear so lighter to other individuals yet it's so hard and heavy to its owner... / / The burden may seems too small to some individuals yet too huge to the owner…  sign in to read more »


»The Reunion Of Lost Lovers«

by Alexander Ngubeni, Sep 17, 2015

The word is Apartheid in Afrikaans / But I call it not only the disinterrelation of races, / But the prematurity of a should-be-mature mind: / That fear of that woman with a "somewhat" complexion, / Of that man with irregular words to your knowing / That gruesome stare to that innocent man / Whose…  sign in to read more »


»It is in your words...«

by Lungile KaDlamini, Apr 15, 2015

One word, and I melt, / I've heard the same words, with hurt, / Few letters thrown together and my day is brighter, / You say it so well, my soul knows nothing better, / I smile because my inner being hears it better, / I smile because your words plant a seed of joy and peace; independent of external…  sign in to read more »


»Power of words«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Nov 6, 2014

When I was but a young girl I just loved opposites, then I didn't know they attract. / Defying the odds and always being the odd one out, now I only find out it's what they call gender. / Female, feminine, phenomenal are words I started understanding when I became a young woman. / Pubic, puberty is not…  sign in to read more »


»Just Word'ing...«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jun 20, 2014

Hark! Someone grant me INK / And a blank thin sheet with lines parallel / Let me begin to write / Recite / World my sight, / So bright / Words elevate me-take to flight / See me through prisms / Rrrrrhythms!!!! / Travelling through my dilated veins / Pains, / I have kept for years now withering / A new being I…  sign in to read more »


»South Africa«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jun 20, 2014

Beat the drum / Sounds of the Djembe drum / Sounds the call to come together / / Summoning the elders, / Guardians of the great Africa / South Africa / My land / My place of birth / / Summoning the great, the small / The BLACK, the WHITE, the GREEN, the BLUE, the RED and the YELLOW / The interweaved colours…  sign in to read more »


»Dictionary of life«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, May 2, 2014

Let the number of years you have lived not be a reminder of how old you are but see it as a medal of all you have been through in life. / / May this word of mine teaches you that failure, depression…  sign in to read more »


»She Will Know...«

by Kgomotso J Kgopa, Jan 20, 2014

With a broken birth, childhood and potentially breaking youth / I will accept her and colour her world vividly / With crayons as I animate alphabetical notations that proclaim hope and healing / From my heart to hers / / With a broken heart, spirit and potentially breaking trust / I will embrace her and…  sign in to read more »


»Do They?«

by Michael Strydom, Jan 17, 2014

If I had to carve out my tongue / Or lose a lung... / I would reach for my pen / And prove to you my friend / That God saw it…  sign in to read more »


»And it haunts me«

by Maureen Direro, Oct 25, 2013

The lies that I've told, torment me each day, / Yes Lord I am a sinner, / and it haunts me... / The people that I've hurt, / that still cry even today, / I'm supposed to be a winner, / and it haunts me... / All the days that I've seen, / And let them waste away, / I know I ain't no quitter, / and it haunts…  sign in to read more »


»The Shore Awaits«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Jul 28, 2013

Find the sea, oh streaming river, / For lost only are you alone. / Through the tangled woods and mountain passes, / Onward shall you find home. / / Veiled or clear, your destiny's set, / The banks have arose to guide you. / What can hinder the inevitable? / When all obstacles fall behind you? / / Masses,…  sign in to read more »


»Worlds«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Feb 17, 2013

My soul reflects a woeful ether, / An arid plain borne of dust, / Landmines go as dominoes fall, / Ever wavers but never to rust. / / Cold hard steel on bare flesh, / I flit back to "reality," / Icy climax then ceaseless low, / I flit back to fantasy. / / I layer all worlds but exist in none, / Sworn to both…  sign in to read more »


»Trapped«

by Maureen Direro, Jan 18, 2013

Help me, / Help me as I am trapped in the door that carries out / the desires of youth, / Trapped in my own selfishness, / with a mind that is still confused, / and a blind heart, / Trapped in the lies he told me to get through my pants, / while he screwed me over and over and over, / Trapped by the…  sign in to read more »


»Monologue (Libera me)«

by Dzumbu Mmbara, Oct 4, 2012

This is not silence; / The words that rush through my veins, / erupting into syllables full of venom; / Killing every idleness. / It cannot be a silence; / When I am quacking, / trying to find a fine breathe; / to keep my soul intact. / I am talking, in furious metaphors / at war with my indigenous self…  sign in to read more »


»I love you but you can leave«

by Maureen Direro, Sep 18, 2012

I gave you the one thing I treasure the most, / >My heart< / and here you've come to rob me of my joy, / robbing me of my dreams... / Why me? / I didn't choose this ok!... / Why you acting like a fool and blowing me off? / You know am a weakling, / but I can't come back, / when you came to me I listened to…  sign in to read more »


»Hey Woman«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Aug 20, 2012

Hey woman, wonderfully and fearfully made. / A flower that blossoms in all seasons, areas and atmospheres. / / Your scent gives breath of fresh air / Your presence brightens the day / / Woman your range and brand does not end / uprooted and planted elsewhere it does not change you, it makes you even…  sign in to read more »


»Contradiction«

by Maviyo Nkosi, Aug 13, 2012

My words are like an untrampled dew...meaningful without being tampered with, my tears are like a winter's rain...so rare but a necessity, my heart is an orphan with much to give yet no support structure, my whispers make more noise than the actions I portray, my touches are invisible to the eye...…  sign in to read more »


»Time Tells True«

by Edward Iacona, Aug 3, 2012

There's a popular time worn belief / That older people have a hunger / To date or have a relationship with / A person that's much younger. / / At the risk of sounding sarcastic, / There may be a concern to mount. / That, "Age is just a number" relates / To what is in one's bank account. / / Now, dear…  sign in to read more »


»Sextet«

by Edward Iacona, Jul 29, 2012

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, / Or so the old cliché goes. / But, there was something missing / As our loving relationship grows. / / We both knew what that was / And what would make us smile. / If only we could find a way that / Makes our connection more tactile. / / Even on the World Wide Web…  sign in to read more »


»Check - Mate«

by Edward Iacona, Jun 29, 2012

It came in a business envelope / That bore my lawyer's name. / It arrived without any fanfare. / And without any acclaim. / Inside it was the end result / Of a sad and expensive game. / It contained the official decree / That snuffed out a former flame. / It said nothing of the heartbreak, / Brought by…  sign in to read more »


»Education for living«

by Mashell Chapeyama, May 25, 2012

It is a weak economy / Deprived of educated majority, / People deprived of civic education- / A people who know only the darker side of the self, / Unexposed to the fundament of the declaration of rights / Never recognized the fundament of basic education. / Adult learning common in developing nations…  sign in to read more »


»For your title is queen«

by Shylet Noma Clint Mncube, Mar 28, 2012

Born of royalty, wisdom and unfading beauty, / Patient, loving and caring is what you are, / Problems do not bring you down they make you stronger. / / Born of different cultures and nations, / We lay in different wombs, / We are of different colours, but we're still the same. / / The world may beat you…  sign in to read more »


»Afridi Is king«

by Rabi Ul Islam, Mar 8, 2012

He holds his bat with all his might, / The bowlers bowl with full of fright. / He is the man, he is the king, / He smashes every ball out of the ring. / / Once he entered the pitch by chance, / And changed the game in a single glance. / He is the man depended on hard times, / For he is the king of all the…  sign in to read more »


»Without my glasses«

by Leo Long, Dec 15, 2011

Worn... the scenes are vivid / Of angry protests, / Scowling faces, / And the sharp knife that rips the flesh. / / The gash of hate that wounds our nation / Clear stares me in the eyes. / There's no mistaking the gun he's wielding, / As in another hi-jacking a mother dies. / / Removed... the vivid scenes…  sign in to read more »


»Tears of ink«

by Leo Long, Dec 13, 2011

"To my Love"... I start the letter / Which I know will be a curse, / For we said we'd be together, for better... / And for worse. / / Each line that I pen / Forces a tear from my eye, / For I reminisce of back-then / Before I knew I was about to die. / / Ah, the warmth of summer days, / Before receiving the…  sign in to read more »


»They«

by Leo Long, Dec 13, 2011

... they are the nameless / the suggestors / the invisible advisors / because if "they say", then that's how it is / / ... no faces / yet resounding words / they echo in our heads / are they conscience? / / puppet masters / influencing our actions / we'd stake our lives on it, / ... because they say…  sign in to read more »


»Give me a pen and piece of paper...«

by Maureen Direro, Jul 20, 2011

Give me a pen and a piece of paper. / Let me write my words, / Let me pour my heart out, / let me paint my mind off. / Let me show you my true colours, / not just the roygbiv. / Let me tell you tales of my life, / let me show you corners of my difficulties. / Give me a piece of paper and a pen, / so that I…  sign in to read more »


»Are We There Yet?«

by Edward Iacona, Jun 24, 2011

Feeling again that you've found "the one" / It is difficult to try and assert / That you or yours can love and trust / As if you've never been hurt. / / There may be a tall wall made of fears. / And all the symptoms of Excuse-itis, / Mixed in with memories which may have / More pains than osteoarthritis…  sign in to read more »


»Song«

by Rathnashikamani Bijja, Jun 21, 2011

You sing as if from the distant skies; / I take wings as my heart…  sign in to read more »


»The Beauty Of Music«

by Maureen Direro, May 24, 2011

I hear it, / with this little ear of mine / sounding so fine, / yet it moves me / oh yes it does / its beauty so profound it does something to me, / it shakes my soul / no it is something which I cannot teach for you to see / but it's something you learn to feel to understand / with or without vocals I feel…  sign in to read more »


»Won't you listen«

by Maureen Direro, May 19, 2011

I want to talk, / don't disturb me when I speak / Let me finish then conclude / Don't put words in my mouth / I am only a woman after all / Don't try to read my mind / It ain't that ready for reading purposes / Please let me speak my mind / All you need to do is listen, then we are fair / I have things I…  sign in to read more »


»Unity in division«

by Bruce Gorton, May 13, 2011

We argue with shouts / That the inner child outs / Taunts we know to be wrong / We make in order to sound strong / / We seek to understand each other / We speak of our difference / / In my belly it won't subside / The confusion born inside / A struggle to find out more / But my reason's a closed door / / We…  sign in to read more »


»Conversing with her!«

by Sage PoeticHustler Mokgosi, May 11, 2011

To my eyes it was a sight of pure bliss, / Incarnations of Queen Afrika herself. / A sight made to shutter shut jaws and make their tongues stutter endless silence, / Who could blame King Heart if he himself muttered words of slaves at her unintentional demand. / The latter was high and its matter wrote…  sign in to read more »


»Who Am I?«

by Sage PoeticHustler Mokgosi, Mar 17, 2011

To those who wonder who Sage is... / I am poet Sage, member of The PoeticHustlers. / / I am one who recites poems with Pun's GUN, / on an "I WANT HITS" kind of tip! / Birth words simply so complexly configured you can't help but shout "HELP", / while your fingers can't help but snap through my…  sign in to read more »


»Waiting for you«

by Fortunate-Hero Lekgetho, Mar 2, 2011

I closed the door / but I found a way to let you in / oh you beautiful stranger / sit beside me / under this graceful tree / a silent whisper cant you hear? / can't you see the sun shining through? / / Then a delightful whisper / the door is locked now / should you find it hard / to open the door inside…  sign in to read more »


»Green (Card) With Envy«

by Edward Iacona, Feb 22, 2011

The search for a special partner / Can be frustrating and it vexes, / Re-joining the new world of dating / In the hope of finding my nexus. / / Putting oneself out on the Internet is / An odd mix of ego and vulnerability. / So I delighted in the E-Mails from / Some women that want to know me. / / Sure, I…  sign in to read more »


»Shouting a Silent Lie«

by Matthews Radijo Wa Tebakang, Feb 7, 2011

When you have something to say and you don't, / When you think of something worth doing and you don't, / When you have a vision but don't let others see it, / And when you withhold any good from those who deserve it, / You are shouting a silent lie. / / / When you see a gap and you don't fill it, / When…  sign in to read more »


»A New Year«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Jan 3, 2011

At the peak of night, a day will come, / And darkness will vanish in the midst of the sun. / At the climax of evil, light will shine, / The darkest age shall move to a new time. / / A new day is a time to get back on your feet, / Leap and sore out of the pit of defeat. / For now you may be at the end of…  sign in to read more »


»A New Dawn«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 27, 2010

Why me? Why now? When all was finally on track, / Why is that the time tragedy decides to attack? / When the world is perfect and everything is well, / Is when the convenient twist comes from hell. / What a time to attack, what a time to distract, / Evil exists - That's the greatest fact. / Or is it just…  sign in to read more »


»Wishes Of Greed«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 27, 2010

If you had a single wish, how would you choose to spend it? / Would you use your wish to destroy the world, rule it, heal it or mend it? / Do you wish for eternal wealth, then you could finally be free? / Or do you wish for the power of flight to travel across the sea? / / Would you use your wish to…  sign in to read more »


»The Search Goes On«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 20, 2010

"What is happiness? Is it something you can find?" / Why are we all to that answer so blind? / Happiness is not bought of some shelf, / Go, search eternity, prove it yourself. / / We crave it so much, but do we know what it is? / Our hopes are crashed by broken promises. / We think of it as a life without…  sign in to read more »


»Heroes In Uniform«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 12, 2010

Not heroes who have the ability to fly, / Not those with special sight, / Not those with unreal powers many, / Not those with power to fight. / Not fictional men with superhuman power, / Not those from books or fiction, / Not those from film and other realms, / Not those from superstition. / Heroes…  sign in to read more »


»Imagination«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 7, 2010

Release yourself from the modern Earth, / Find a place that is of worth, / Write a poem, engage in art, / Release your feelings from within your heart, / Create a world entirely your own, / A place where you can escape alone, / Be free of the dreaded world of crime, / An enter your world of timeless time…  sign in to read more »


»True At Heart«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 7, 2010

To attain success one must work hard, / Make a goal and aim to score, / Reach for the sky but touch the stars, / Be you rich or poor, / The further you go, the harder things get, / And everything gets in your way, / Clear your thoughts, keep it on set, / No matter what the devil may say, / All along, / The…  sign in to read more »


»What to Be?«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 7, 2010

Be strong, / In life you'll find the road is long. / Be brave, / Keep your courage when walls cave, / Be just, / In equality and fairness strive and trust, / Beware, / Dangers lurk, take caution and care, / Be wise, / Deal in neither deceit or lies, / Be free, / Don't lock yourself without a key, / Be there,…  sign in to read more »


»A Life of Choices«

by Shuaib Yunus Soni, Dec 6, 2010

We each will come to a four-way stop, / A choice you must make, one of three, / You know where each road will lead, / So which one will it be? / You know full-well you can't go back, / The road behind is no more, / Now you try and stall your decision, / That you must make in the end for sure. / An eternal…  sign in to read more »


»My daily prayer«

by Maureen Direro, Dec 3, 2010

God please give me the strength to be able to do as I should do today... / Please keep the ones I care about out of harms way... / Support me in all that I wish to do... / And guide me in all that I don't know... / Love me through hardship as you have been... / Help me stay as I... / Forgive me in all I…  sign in to read more »


»Falling Long Distance«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 9, 2010

Somewhere in New Mexico / There are radio telescopes / They scan the heaven 24/7 / With extra terrestrial hopes. / / I can't search the universe / But I have wished upon a star. / I would like someone on earth to love / Another world is much too far. / / Finding someone has truly changed, / From the days of…  sign in to read more »


»Culture Shock«

by Edward Iacona, Oct 8, 2010

Surprise! There's a new love interest! / She stole my heart but there's some Angina. / Like many things found here in the states / My special lady was also made in China. / / In learning about each other there's / The "getting to know you" game. / And, it is quite apparent that / Our backgrounds are not…  sign in to read more »


»Feeling«

by Blessing Ntsaluba, Sep 24, 2010

Holding a pen in my hand writting the feelings / I feel internal but hidden in the external features. / / Days were dark, day by day anger was expressed / Feelings were unelucidated. / No joy was planted but silence was reaped. / / Silence hurted the most while no one was there to heal and comfort the…  sign in to read more »


»I never told him that "I love him"«

by Maureen Direro, Sep 7, 2010

He was the pride and joy of my life / He said he loved me all the time / Safe to say "I love him too" / But I never said it to his face / He made me laugh / I made him insecure / You would ask how? / I never told him that "I love him" / Oh how cruel I was, / Oh how cruel I still am, / Just to say those three…  sign in to read more »


»My Creative Writing«

by Filiberto Rodriguez, Dec 23, 2009

I would like to explore my purpose in this world. / I have a legacy to fulfill, not to be silly, I want to know what it is. / I want to be called on a top assignment by the government and / it has to do with my creative writing. / I want to go where my rainbow takes me in unlimited skies. / I time…  sign in to read more »


»Tolerance is Tired«

by Esther Odendaal, Dec 4, 2009

If my name were Tolerance / I'd tell you I was tired / Of being the only one / Who never sighed, just smiled. / I'd call you to remind you / I'm like a two-way street / That goes in both directions / For taxi's, cars and feet. / Look out for each other / Slow down and leave a gap - / No need to scream and…  sign in to read more »


»Gone Fishin' For Freedom«

by Edward Iacona, Dec 1, 2009

For the intangible concept of Freedom / There has been many a loss of life. / In the name of her script for "Freedom", / I was forced to lose my wife. / / It was her sad solution, / For her personal evolution, / Freedom was her revolution / From loving marital institution. / / In conflicts concerning…  sign in to read more »


»Putting A Thought Out There«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 30, 2009

Putting pen to paper makes / Inner voices very clear. / Of a desire no longer secret / For the cosmos (plus one) to hear. / / Positive thoughts are focused, / Projected strong and true. / Encouraged within my spirit, / By the joy of knowing YOU. / / Some logic here for you to see, / Although…  sign in to read more »


»Sorry!«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 24, 2009

The phrase "I'm Sorry" you may agree / Has turned into a social amenity / We say "I'm Sorry" more than Brenda Lee / Which was a hit song for her back in 1960. / / You may not want to acknowledge the damage you've done / The pain that you've brought to spouse, daughter or son. / But if you've done wrong…  sign in to read more »


»Where O Where?«

by Edward Iacona, Nov 24, 2009

On a hot and steamy summer night, / While eating Italian lemon Ices, / I thought again of the dismal plight / Caused by her Mid-Life Crises. / / Say what you will to defend your 'change' / Deep inside you know what's true. / Our lives you hurt and made re-arrange / Yet my prayers ask, Where are YOU? / / You…  sign in to read more »


»Thinking about you«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Nov 4, 2009

Thinking about you stranger love / Who I felt through the phone. / The love that I doubt it'll work. / Painting your pictures in my face / Trying to get you close to me and / Molding you and telling each other's deepest secret. / Fooling myself "you're the one to chance my life". / How strange is that I…  sign in to read more »


»Faceless«

by Sifiso Barry Maseko, May 4, 2009

I cry, no sound comes out. / I try filling myself with courage yet I am surrounded by doubt. / The absolute devinity of life is that the output is more important than the input and the proportionality of the two matters not when the goal has been reached. / How does one give an output when the input…  sign in to read more »


»the perfect thought«

by Casey Samantha Boshoff, Apr 23, 2009

My thoughts / Break me down / And build me up, / They give me hope / And shatter my dreams. / My dreams of words / The words / That start off good / And end up bad, / They tell the truth / And state the lies... / The lies, / That tear me apart / And break my heart, / That cut me deep / And put me to sleep. / To…  sign in to read more »


»To my capetonian girl«

by Keagen Van Sensie, Apr 14, 2009

You need to get somebody real, such as myself / I promise not many will do as much as myself / for a mooi kin as yourself / I may not have the Benz to drive u around all night / But I'm to loose my cool & walk with u under da moonlight / I'm getting tired of the interviews / I really just wanna be with u…  sign in to read more »


»Life Is...«

by Raine Lariza, Apr 1, 2009

Life is like a gamble / Where some things are at stake / There are times you may encounter some troubles / There are times where some difficulties are hard to take / / Life is like a basketball game / If you missed the ball / Then an opportunity just grasped out of your hands / And it would be the other's…  sign in to read more »


»What A Small World«

by Ashley Fancher, Mar 28, 2009

Its amazing how small the world really is / I've met a lot of people in my life / Only a few take life for what it is / Not many people really get to know me / The ones I let in, get the real story and get to see / My life's story unfold / Right in front of many, still only a selected few see the stories…  sign in to read more »


»When I'm with you«

by Ashley Fancher, Mar 28, 2009

When I'm with you I feel alright / But without you / It lasts thru the night / / The feelings I've got for you / I can't believe they're actually true / When you hold me in your arms / I feel like I can touch the stars / / But when I look into you eyes / Nothing can stop me from being yours / Words can not…  sign in to read more »


»Hand in Hand«

by Raine Lariza, Mar 20, 2009

Sometimes you may feel / Your problems are too much to deal / Sometimes you'll see that the heavy loads are all on you / And you'll say, you're in way too blue / / Try to look up in the sky / Just maybe you can seek some light / Never hesitate to call my name / Always bear in your mind that I am your…  sign in to read more »


»A Little Hope«

by Raine Lariza, Mar 19, 2009

Hiding from the shadows / Trying to conceal the feeling of sorrow / Alone and thinking why I am always left behind / Still the emptiness fills my disoriented mind / / Heart as cold as the lonely night / Feelings of encumber grasping me with tight / I try to scream but no voice came out / What I can feel…  sign in to read more »


»My South Africa«

by Jayram Daya, Feb 12, 2009

Where the ancestor's spirits live forever / Saluting Madiba for his endeavour / Dawn of freedom colours the eastern sky / Awake South Africa it's my cry / Nation lazy and lethargic is a slave / A bright future is to save / Unity our hope to recoil / Rise my people it's time to toil. / / Where the Lions…  sign in to read more »


»Play not with Fire«

by Shimano Patel, Nov 21, 2008

A mindful eye reminder to the hurt / Living within a space by one / Faced in the clutches of love and pain / For the cycle of life unaware to many / / A visitor no more / In a soulful house for many to see / Occupying a neat little time within my soul / Take a moment and pause / I am home- / / Like…  sign in to read more »


»Unknown Escape«

by Shimano Patel, Oct 2, 2008

Numbness arouses the very pinnacle of being / Pins and needles from head to toe / For a moment in time I feel no pain / I feel free- / / Letting go a vacant emotion, I sweetly clench / A heart beat lost / Within racing pulse / For I must bear / This is the only way- / / Shimmering sweaty hands…  sign in to read more »


»Serenade«

by Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo, Sep 15, 2008

Come a bird down solemn, / Gossiping outside my window. / The dolphins flew serenely / Wondered what a day to be loved. / Calling their septet to join them. / As I wipe my window pens, to see clearly. / Oh, it's my dolphine, with some troops. / My love song from the west, / Who find life in the boys she…  sign in to read more »