cebolenkosi kubheka

Freshman - 648 Points (12 February 1997 / Newcastle (KwaZulu Natal))

Biography of cebolenkosi kubheka

I cebolenkosi Vezokuhle kubheka, born on the 12 of February 1997. In South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal(Newcastle) at Madadeni Hospital.I am the second born in a family of 4 siblings.I grew up in a township called Osizweni in Newcastle.Mainly I got my inspiration to write from my English teachers. my former grade 6 & 7 English teacher, made me fell in love with creative writing. In high school competition was tough scoring A's was not enough for me to get the limelight, I had to go an extra mile. Therefore; my curiosity and creativity played a major role. I matriculated in 2014 at Zama High School.

growing up I saw a number of creative writers either those who lived in my time or the late ones. On international level I read a lot of Shakespearean pieces, some of Elizabeth barret browning poems, also Pablo Neruda and Maya Angelou poems my two favourite poems of all times are, NO.1 still I rise by Maya Angelou. No.2 if you forget me by Pablo Neruda. Locally many poets are an inspiration to me, poets like Mwakhe Mbuli, S'bo da poet, Ostwald Mtshali and many more others. Updates

I Am Black, So What?

Today treat me like a criminal
sentence me to life
without parole,
If being black is a crime
then I was born guilty
If being black is a crime
then criminals were committing
crime way before I started

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