onalethuso petruss ntema (27/02/1985 / Maun, Botswana)
Biography of onalethuso petruss ntema
about the poet
born onalethuso buyile petruss mataiyo ntema on february 27,1985 in maun, botswana (southern africa) as the 6th from a family of seven, a descendant of the wayeyi clan from the lineage of ushikati ntema haldiuara (saldiuara) kinship, son of ndaruka ntema from the deep jungles of khoo/matsaudi. the outspoken versatile ntema grew up in the deep african jungles (matsaudi, shorobe, sankuyo, chobe) and got connected to nature, reasoning, meditation and enticed by the natural scent of life and its adventure from length to strength. he has compiled numerous unique poetry ebooks (and the year 2012 was a blessed one for the poet as he handwritten about 15 books in that year) . the rhetoric, psychological, spiritual and expressive art has illustrated reality issues from a personal self thought and self identity approach to an analytic science of emotions and the mind, the self (self thought and awareness, self regard and pureness, self worth and realness, self reflection and target) in the quest to building a humble society of human and peoples among many other beings.
'opn' or 'mambo' as the poet calls himself is a proud father and friend to a lovely daughter 'deczybelle shiloh' born on 22 june 2008, whose inspiration has immensely crafted daddy's art in poetry over the years, and still is. his cultured yeyi mother, ndaruka ntema is the yard stick to all talents he possesses.
mr. ntema holds a bachelor's degree (sociology) from the university of botswana and a trained applied researcher with vast experience in the social sciences. over the years, he has conducted numerous research works varying from public policy, land and agrarian issues with emphasis on land and related resources/ property rights of the marginalized and vulnerable groups (including orphans and vulnerable children, women in and out of cohabitation relationships, disabled, youth, elderly) , community capacity development/ enhancement and community empowerment on land and related resources rights issues, social psychology of crime and deviance (juvenile delinquency) , african land governance and reforms, among others. he worked for the ministry of local government in the applied research unit in september 2009 and later joined ditshwanelo - the botswana centre for human rights at its land rights programme office in kasane in march 2010 to date.
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mambo music & poetry, inc.
onalethuso petruss ntema's Works:
•stay with me o' dear heart of mine
•patterns of life
•on a journey
•the mind and the science of life
•the melody of my heart
• footprints (jan)
• thus spoke ntema: the unknown poet (feb)
• dry eyes (mar)
• google eyes (apr)
• cold feet (may)
- (better) done than said
- A Journal To My Person
- a letter to my lover
- A Little More Strength
- a little one drop
- A Wish
- am inspired, are you?
- are you aware?
- blind fear (in my eyes)
- body and soul
- butterflies look so colorful
- can i be with you, o' love?
- carry me (a river)
Beautiful Paintings On Books
by Ekaterina Panikanova
You Too Can Learn to Write Surrealist Poetry
Spudnik Press is offering a workshop in surrealist poetry
Distasteful Fashion Shoot Featuring Author Suicides is Pulled
The spread is called 'Last Words.'
Autistic Pride Day
carry me (a river)
carry me (a river)
carry me a river
take i there, by the river
let the cool breeze wash away the pain
from within me not in vain
carry me a river
where the sweet melodies of the birds reign