Category Archives: Poem

2019 Aug. 14: Our Black Lion

Greatness is not bought or shared You are born with it, it’s your God given gift while in your mother’s womb Greatness is not made or sowed It is your rightful inheritance from your ancestors that no one can ever … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Somnyama Ngonyama Book Launch @ WISER, Poem, Poetry, Somnyama Ngonyama, Somnyama Ngonyama at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

2019 May 25: Will my name be there?

by Aluncedo Cetywayo One of these days my body will be under the ground. I will be no more . Will they remember my name? Will my name be on the history books? Telling  the new generation that I fought … Continue reading

Posted in Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA), In memory of Lihle Sokhela, In memory of Thokozani Qwabe, Memory, Poem, Poetry, Take me to Democracy by Aluncedo Cetywayo, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

2019 May 22: I am ready to love you

Shattered apart she patiently amended my being Yes She shed my heart with hers Connected the missing dots with each kiss to bring me back to reality I realised it was time to let love precisely hers to cleanse my … Continue reading

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2018 Nov. 6: Loss

We live and love in loss  Loss is inevitable You can’t runaway from loss Loss is everywhere like love You can’t love and not lose  You can’t gain and not lose You can’t live and not lose Everyday there is … Continue reading

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2014 Oct. 27: Untitled

Staring at a blank page Thinking of scenarios to fill it This life is too bitter for words Too real for smiles Words seems too simple to describe the soul within Withdrawn, weird and strange. If only this pen could … Continue reading

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