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Poetry

I’m not a rock

I’m not a rock

By Berenice Paulse At the total shutdown women’s march in Cape Town on 1 August 2018, women objected to a male speaker’s use of the slogan for the 1956 Women’s March to Union building ‘wathint’ abafazi, wathint’ imbokodo’ I’m not a rock, don’t call me […]

Fragile

Fragile

Fragile by Bernedette Muthien in your eyes that shift with the anxieties of these times i see the deepest compassion imaginable for the perpetrators in all we are the survivor-victims we’re forced to be in your wide open gaze i see reflected my very own […]

La Femmes Nasty

La Femmes Nasty

Linda Diederick’s gripping poem on grabbing patriarchy by the balls and why silence is not an option Le Femmes Nasty by Linda Diedericks   Women won’t back down Less fear more love Revolution of love Women’s rights are human rights Respect my existence   Have […]

Persona Non Grata by Linda Diedericks

Persona Non Grata by Linda Diedericks

Alien species, foreign national, unwanted person, minority group Lost, no sense of belonging, abandoned and alone Toiling, labouring, unprotected worker, rights denied to grow the greed for vulgar capitalist profits Eking out a living, fear of deportation part of the daily ritual   Social security, […]