South Africa: Women Poets

Table of Contents

General Submissions

      • Artifacts, Kristin Berkey-Abbott
      • Son Salutation, Kristin Berkey-Abbott
      • What We Do, Michele Bombardier
      • Taps, Bill Brown
      • My Mother, Bill Brown
      • Living on the Light, Mark Burke
      • Birding in Belize, Edward Derby
      • Half-Moon by Daylight, John S. Eustis
      • Truck-Stop, Jukebox, Jailhouse Rock, John Field
      • The Hill, Laura Foley
      • For My Teenage Daughter, Jennifer L. Freed
      • Defining Iron, Sophia Galifianakis
      • A Father’s Day Card for the Elephant of the Bastille, Adam J. Gellings
      • Pho, Questions for My Father, Megan Gieske
      • Guardian of the Night, Pamela Hammond
      • Above and Below, AE Hines
      • Garter Snake, Judith Hoyer
      • The Long Song, Rob Jackson
      • Aphantasia, Rob Jackson
      • First Date, Marilyn E. Johnston
      • Whore, Julie Kane
      • Remembering my last conversation with my mother, Kelsey Ann Kerr
      • Clarity, David Salner
      • Carnival, Christopher Warner
      • What If Lot’s Two Married, Richard Widerkehr
      • Daughters Had Escaped: Forty Years Later, Richard Widerkehr

International Feature: South African Women, edited by Phillippa Yaa de Villiers

      • At Sea, Myesha Jenkins
      • To my fractured language, Jolyn Phillips
      • Continuities, Makhosazana Xaba
      • Reincarnation, Busisiwe Veronica Mahlangu
      • Katie had children, Ronelda Kamfer
      • untitled, Vangile Gantsho
      • Betel-nut, Francine Simon
      • Yellow Dress, Mthunzikazi Mbungwana
      • Wick, Siphokazi Jonas
      • Check the Oven and the Stove, Mavis Smallberg
      • Staying Abreast of Things, Selome Wellington
      • First flush, Karin Schimke
      • Rain drips from our bodies, Napo Masheane
      • Love letter to the woman who sucked my boyfriend’s dick, Lebogang Mashile
      • Dressage, Genna Gardini
      • Nanni-ma, Francine Simon
      • untitled, Vangile Gantsho
      • Needles, Busislwe Veronica Mahlangu
      • The woman who gave her name, Lebogang Mashile
      • Memorial to a comrade sister friend, Myesha Jenkins
      • The process of Wuthu: the purification of the body before prayer, Shameelah Khan
      • Part two: The mouth, Shameelah Khan
      • Part three: The nose, Shameelah Khan
      • Part six: The feet, Shameelah Khan
      • Loss laboratory, Karen Lazar
      • In War, Busisiwe Veronica Mahlangu
      • Shaun 1, Ronelda Kamfer
      • Dop system, Jolyn Phillips
      • A Hungry Stomach Has No Ears, Jackie Mondi
      • half-life, Phillippa Yaa de Villiers
      • Burn, Mandi Vundla
      • Fire-flood, Sarah Godsell
      • Before all of this started, Makhhosazana Xaba
      • I’ve come to take you home, Diana Ferrus
      • in chains, duduzile zamantungwa mabaso
      • Nongqawuse and the New People, Sarah Godsell
      • In Response to seeing an African woman abba a dog on Facebook, Connie Fick
      • Taped beak, Karin Schimke
      • In your silence, Makhosazana Xaba
      • Phantom, Karen Lazar
      • This is another poem about your face, Arja Salafranca
      • these tears, duduzile zamantungwa mabaso
      • #Taglines, Mandi Vundla
      • Recycling, Genna Gardini
      • morning, duduzile zamantugwa mabaso
      • Bone Rhapsody, Siphokazi Jonas
      • To my children, Connie Fick
      • My grandmother’s hymn, Mthunzikazi Mbungwana
      • Loose change, Connie Fick
      • Evening Peace Sanctuary Robben Island, 2007, Mavis Smallberg