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She The Glory In The Stars

By Chisala Kataya The glory in the stars; she thinks, The darkened midnight oceans a vast clever depiction of her thoughts. She speaks to them all, Not for herself but to give them the knife so that they can split her open. So they’ll see she’s human made too.   TheyRead More »

What happened to the school shoes @ Loudink

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE SCHOOL SHOES?

 By Mwiya Kawanambulu What happened to the school shoes? The school shoes that belong to the sad 8 year old who sits lonely on the desk in the front? I heard his father was a poor peasant farmer who couldn’t afford to him shoes without starving his siblings. What happened toRead More »

Freedom N Bars

Fresh and brand new track from  KingTMC featuring REALTOK of ConQuest… Listen   or ● Freedom N Bars Lyrics Verse 1. KingTMC* Pen and my pad you don’t really understand, I could teleport myself, all the way up to mars, Venus, stars, the moon and the sun, With this pen amRead More »

Zambian Writers at The 21st Time of the Writer

Time of the Writer is a yearly writer’s festival that is held in South Africa by the Centre of Creative Arts and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, which runs for one week in selected locations in Durban. It has been running since 1998. This years’ Time of the Writer featured ourRead More »

Kkotuzwa (Children Of The Komboni*)

By Treasure The children of the komboni Always in the news They’re living in the komboni But didn’t get to choose Now they got everything to prove and nothing to lose   So many people look down, on the children in the komboni But if only they knew The trouble theyRead More »

Just For Today

by Mashewa Nthele In the wake of today, Just for today. Act like it’s me that you love, And let my heart be the calabash where you harbour all your love.   For today, Just for today. When am there, Show me some care.   Take the keys to my life,Read More »

A Thing Or Two About Poets

by Paulsen Mwanza So you like poetry? Oh you love poets. Ok! But have you Taken time to comprehend and understand the two. Shh silence! Think about it and you will understand it too. See i know a thing or two about poets, they’ve got a way with words. IRead More »

Writing for Yourself

There’s nothing wrong with writing poetry for yourself. Poetry writing has tremendous therapeutic and creative value. However, many young poets think they can get published and earn recognition without developing their poetry skills: they don’t read poetry; they don’t study the craft; they are not knowledgeable about poetic forms orRead More »

WOMEN AND WOMEN TO BE

 by CHIBALE A woman is the core of the nation, The completion of all creation. She is the cherry on the cake Her serenity, her compassion flows deeper than any lake. Women and women to be You really mean a lot to me. Never will I treat you frivolously. YouRead More »

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About The Woman

By Mashewa Ntele   About the woman, I will marry, You can ask my mother, She will be dark and lovely.   Beautifully bronzed by the African sun, Even when atop her head, she misses a crown, In my eyes, she will be queen.   She will be a fierceRead More »

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