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Dancing Poetry: Kiba poetry of the Bapedi/ Basotho ba Leboa people.

If a picture tells a million words, then a poem shows a million pictures. To Bapedi/Basotho ba Leboa people not only every dance-move should chant a million poetic lines, but poetry remains the heart of traditional dance, be it as...

press release: David Maahlamela and Timbila Poetry to launch Tsa Borala at Polokwane Literary Festival

Tša Borala: A Sepedi/ Sesotho sa Leboa poetry anthology Pages:             246 pages ISBN:              978-0-9869991-6-1 Publisher:     Timbila Poetry Project, 2014. Editor:            David wa Maahlamela Price:    ...

Cultural identity trapped between colonial margins

Freedom, to me, means a number of things, but I will particularly focus on one, language, which I regard as ‘cultural identity’. The right to cultural identity. As long as the highest law of the country does not correspond with...

review: Bare Soul by Nosipho Kota

I was recently interrogated by my conscious on my objective in this passion I developed of reviewing fellow writers’ books. As much as there’s a motive of promotion, there is equally a significant need for grooming and nurturing critique so...

to he who i wish could read this poem by David wa Maahlamela

wish these words were parcel-bomb explode in his face when he read this poem, burning are my hands to grab him with throats till he vomits his racial gall, so he can understand that this world is not his father’s...