A divided unity by MUSAWENKOSI NYEMBE

MUSAWENKOSI NYEMBE | October 12th, 2022 | poetry | No Comments

Poet Bio

Pestilence covers the earth.
Resistance is of no worth.
Cyberspace creates space via gismos.
Year twenty proved unity a killer,
and division a saviour.
The army devises on devices,
to fight an invisible enemy.
A foe fought by a divided army.

Poet Bio

Musawenkosi Wiseman Nyembe is a Master of Education graduate from the University of Pretoria. His interest is English literature, especially poetry. As a result, his research study was focused on the challenges faced by learners when studying poetry in English first additional language. His love for literature was instilled by the sight of his mother who read IsiZulu literature for enjoyment. Upon seeing his mother reading, he was inspired to be a reader, a poet and short story writer. At a young age, he developed love for English literature and then studied to become a teacher with majors in English language and Psychology. He is currently a school teacher and departmental head for English language in senior and FET phases. He is also a member of the FET English FAL professional learning community of his district and he is involved in the assessment of English FAL for a cluster of schools in Soweto. Musawenkosi is passionate about literature, the symbolism used in it and always links symbols in literature with reality.

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