Layers — [collaborative poetry]

Layers is old, layers is new Layers is a wish or a dream come true Layer upon layer of sun rays reign Upon layers and layers of fields thirsting for rain Removing a layer, atmospheric bliss Adding a layer, attachments to the old, reminisce Attachments overlap as layers envelop such bliss Enamored as its embrace … Continue reading Layers — [collaborative poetry]

Impulse Was His Weakness (Collaboration)

It was his only chance He rushed towards the door Impulse was his weakness Thus he tripped onto the floor Knowing who was knocking He wanted to make an impression Little did he realise he was bound By a wheelchair and a confession He picked himself up to get the door To her surprise, this … Continue reading Impulse Was His Weakness (Collaboration)

Writing is Easy, Writing is Hard

Writing is easy when it comes from the heart But from the mind is somewhat hard To 'feel' is a constant state-of-being To 'think' is to breathe while surviving reality To 'reflect' is a path taken only by the wise To 'depict' is a portrayal of reality analysed To 'write' is to yield a paper … Continue reading Writing is Easy, Writing is Hard

South Africa

I come from a nation large and strong Where we raise our voices in song Sing praises unto the heavens and earth With a dozen languages of different words Our people, we know of tragedy and pain We know more of loss than of gain Yet we seek not to dominate We seek a commitment … Continue reading South Africa

Inequality

How does one write rather how does one type on a stereotype in the form of a hype trendsetters surround generating sounds flooding all around coming from outta town now I don’t mean immigrants I’m talkin ‘bout expats n’ tourists with commercial interest bearing the label “capitalist” The few who were impressed returned to invest … Continue reading Inequality