Breaking Rules in Poetry

Breaking Rules in Poetry

ABOUT Phumlani Mhlanga

Phumlani Mhlanga
Phumlani Mhlanga was born in the small town of Estcourt, Natal Midlands near the Drankensburg Mountains. Back and forth he would visit his relatives in Pimville, Soweto where he resided for some time.  Most of the poems in this collection were written during a time when the ‘beauty’ More...


Breaking rules in Poetry.
What’s in a name?

I once read that “our thoughts are bigger than our minds, that our minds cannot bear the thought of it”. I think this best introduces the foundation of this collection. These poems are a labour of love, a share value to the solitary reader, and perhaps an attempt to intimately connect with the individual reader and offer some sort of introspection.