Pretext

JG Lewis Poem Kubili

Unmotivated mornings, unearned tears, borrowed wisdom, plagiarized fears. Time-lapse ingenuity,  predictable pattern or passion, naïve solutions, outright reaction. Redemption, rejection, malignant aches and pains, all is not lost, nothing ever…

Redemption of a Promise

David Thorpe Poem Kubili

She had stopped  to remove her shoe, her left sock dyed red at one side, her blood from scourged skin Days of walking, kilometres counted no longer, days of rain,…

The House of Cedar

Alex Maxwell Poem Kubili

The hooting of the owls, imperceptible shadow tumbling moonlight, sleek crosses stationed, lament the mounds, cresting in the spent redemption scent of cedar If these nocturnally alive tales, whispered were…

Renewal

Joy R. Wilson Parrish Poem Kubili

Shadow, with his thundering lectures and his thumb pressed upon my head, dissects my intentions with deliberateness. There is no need for light. I am not allowed to enter the…

City Gulls Decent

Alex Maxwell Poem Kubili

Half cup of coffee, terse 3 am black on a new moon, besieged by crumbs Granite houses, murky eyes wait letter box news, with deserted drives A refuse truck, beeps…

The Lady with the Demure Green Eyes

David Thorpe Poem Kubili

A stress filled yet successful interview withstood, hunger I had, and an urge to treat myself to a well-earned dinner Perhaps serendipity, yet the inclination teasing, the restaurant of French…