Tag Archives: Poem

2015 Oct. 1: Brick

Brick displaced your Face Blow after blow Bone by bone Your face cracked and caved Smashed under the pressure of the sharp concrete That was brought down with full force Upon the canvas we used to call your face You … Continue reading

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2014 June 16 : Remembering Thapelo with a broken heart

by Tsepo Kgatlhane     Lebo Mathosa once said: “You cannot deny death. You cannot fear it. I am sure that God has a better place for us, if you are a good believer.” This memorial is written to celebrate … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 27: If I only had five minutes…

A poem for Brenda Mvula written by her partner Koketso Matlaweng read at the memorial service on the 9th Jan.2014. If I only had five minutes the day you passed away, I would have had time to tell you all … Continue reading

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