In Pursuit of Poetic Perfection #IPoPP #MeetTheAuthors

In anticipation of this unique and historic Anthology I invite you all to #MeetTheAuthors of #IPoPP Selwyn Milborrow Selwyn Milborrow Selwyn Milborrow is a prize-winning author, freelance journalist, columnist, publisher and poet from Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He was a journalist for Die Burger and is an iReporter for CNN International. Selwyn’s work in both … Continue reading In Pursuit of Poetic Perfection #IPoPP #MeetTheAuthors

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EXISTENTIAL CONSEQUENTIAL

Photo Credit © Pixabay Existential Consequential (Read the original publication in Indiana Voice Journal HERE) Part One Baptised child of colour by a system saturated with colonial masked fodder, my existence manipulated although lovingly orchestrated to avoid a mother heinously hated my future mapped out by adult decree – to avoid an emotionally cancerous feuding … Continue reading EXISTENTIAL CONSEQUENTIAL

Childhood Days

https://soundcloud.com/salamander-12/childhood-days?in=salamander-12/sets/poems-in-english This is a translation of my Afrikaans poem 'Kinderdae', depicting growing up in the 70's and 80's in Apartheid South Africa in Cape Town. Feelings and thoughts are captured on my first trip into the City accompanied by my eldest sister Ruth, in a 'Third class' carriage for 'coloureds' and experiencing my first restaurant … Continue reading Childhood Days