Sihle Ntuli πŸ”ˆ


even though I thought I understood
what it means when calls become less regular,
somewhere along the line
I must have forgotten to let go

held down by my own futile expectation
until one day a thunderous rumble
of my own heart beating faster

in recognition of a since deleted number
I barely feel my hand move, I only feel the nail picking
up, where scabbing once was

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About the Author

Sihle Ntuli is a poet and classicist from Durban, South Africa and has had work published in notable publications such as The Rumpus, SAND Journal, Transition Magazine & Poetry Wales. He is the author of Rumblin (uHlanga 2020).