69 Salute by zamantungwa

zamantungwa | Mar 24th, 2016 | a poem a day challenge, poetry | No Comments

Poem

i salute the 69
who fell in 1960

for you the sun set
so it can rise for me

so i stand on your shoulders

and still say izwe lethu

mayibuye

Poet Bio

duduzile zamantungwa mabaso (@uzamantungwa) is a poet, scriptwriter, editor and publisher. She has written scripts, storylined, edited for televisions shows such as Uzalo, Muvhango, Soul City, Tempy Pushas, Uzalo, It’s Complicated to mention a few. She is the founder of Black Letter Media – www.blackletterm.com – where she is working to publish new voices out of Africa and bridge the gap between readers and undiscovered writers. She is the founder and editor of www.poetrypotion.com

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