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L'Anima Poetica - Dyana Valentine

I first listened to this spoken poem in April 2012 via Bentlily’s site, rattled, restless, at a crossroads and unaware that my life was about zip off at a right angle. 80 more words


Jhaverchand Meghani

Jhaverchand Meghani (Gujarati: ઝવેરચંદ મેઘાણી; 17 August 1897 – 9 March 1947) was a noted poet, writer, social reformer and freedom fighter from Gujarat. He is a well-known name in the field of Gujarati literature. 106 more words



Tied my hair up,
and cut it all off
you said how
fucking dumb of an idea
it was
in the middle of January.

so I said… 218 more words


Time for book fairs to “break the class divide”

The evening came alive with song and music when renowned South African storyteller Gcina Mhlophe took to the stage at the annual Jozi Book Fair, while Wits vice chancellor Professor Adam Habib called for more accessible book fairs.   252 more words

Porfolio A

What Will She Be Like?

I always wonder

What will my suitor

be like.

Will she be like my mom?

Beautiful yet tender.

Will she be like my sister?

Sweet but insolent at times. 84 more words



I know it isn’t right.

I keep catching myself dipping into thoughts about you. Flashes of your physical; panning, tilting, wandering. Analyzing snippets, memories of your eyes, your hair, your neck, your fingers,

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All Nature Has A Feeling by John Clare

All nature has a feeling: woods, fields, brooks
Are life eternal: and in silence they
Speak happiness beyond the reach of books;
There’s nothing mortal in them; their decay… 43 more words