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Published poets


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Surely I love you
Na Ncube - 2006-07-21
as surely as the morning mist as surely as the sweetest dew I love you in your youth as surely as the rising sun as surely as powerful winds I love you in your strength as surely as a bee to honey as strongly as a moth to a flame wayward, foolhardy, I love you as surely as the scorching day as surely as the heat of summer I love you in your passion as surely as the turning tide as surely as the now calm sea l love you in your maturity as surely as dark stormy clouds show clearly the beauty...

The Tenant
Na Ncube - 2006-07-21


Damaged at birth
Na Ncube - 2006-07-21


Reaching out
Na Ncube - 2006-07-21
I wondered what he thought as he sat there on the dirt hands reaching out in that worldwide gesture of beggars a few coins rattled in his tin not enough for a loaf of bread he sat there, unmoving quite like a statue and his eyes looked glazed nothing could be read from them not pain not hunger not even resignation and I wondered again as everyone passed without so much as a glance what precisely went through his mind as he sat there hands outstretched I dropped a coin into those hands and still neither...

Black man
Na Ncube - 2006-07-21


Off beat
Joanne Hart - 2006-07-21


My Father's teeth
Caroline Esterhuizen - 2006-07-21
My father had beautiful teeth - quite a magnificent set really which complemented his gorgeous features. Then when he was 28 years old he gave a lift to a hitchhiker. Under the Tollgate Bridge, that man beat my father's face and head so badly to purple-engorged pulp that he lost all of those lovely teeth. Now nearing 40, I am wondering why some obscure dentist chose to remove a pair of my molars in my juvenile years – for anticipated cosmetic reasons ... I might have had a beautiful set of...

Shack fire
Rosemund J Handler - 2006-07-14


Art
Rosemund J Handler - 2006-07-14



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