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»The best leader, best of the best: Dr C N Phatudi«

Jul 13, 2016

Absence of the best / You became astoundingly and astonishingly a leader. / Your name shone above the rest. / Like a light in the dark. / Brighter that the northern star / During vinegar day / / A leader / Honourably, / A honourable leader / / Custodian of chieftaincy and president of inspectors / The…  sign in to read more »

»Semantically, kaleidoscopic with devastating speed«

Mar 8, 2016

Semantically, / Kaleidoscopic with devastating speed / A Silence can be a clear message / Telltale signs of political change / Sprinkled liberally over the events / Defiant throwing down of the gauntlet / / Renaissance on the horizon / Keep your eyes on horizon / Like the sailors of the Caribbean / Another…  sign in to read more »

»What is your name Groblersdal?«

Mar 2, 2016

Cities have names! / Tshwane, Polokwane and Naspoti / Towns and streets are named and renamed / What is yours? / / Africans are called with African names / What is your African name? / When will you be names? Like all Africans / / Are you a Mark of subjugation? / Are you an ideology of Grobler? / Who…  sign in to read more »

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