My grand poetess- A sample

Wena, wena mbongi yami enkulukazi

Yima ungasayunaka abakushoyo

Bona abayizifamona abangenaliphimbo lakho

Wena mbongikazi, wena mbongi yezimbongi

Wena ungangolwandle lona lolu oluphakade

Wena mpande ekhukhusa njalo ekujuleni komhlaba

No one may dare bend your legendary poise

No voice serenades with such fragrance

Princess of words, my grand poetess

Osho, oceanic maiden reigning forever

Umbilical root, life worm of the depths

By Mazisi Kunene

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