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.
cebolenkosi kubheka Poems
I Am Black, So What?
Today treat me like a criminal sentence me to life without parole, If being black is a crime
As I Look In The Mirror
As I look in the mirror I saw a reflection Whom I'm suppose to know But I was clueless
This Is What I Would Tell Her
My heart is not A flight My body is nor airport But, each time I see you
You Are Great I Honor You
I saw you at your best which is why at your worst I pretend I don't see you, I do this because at the back
Joy With Benefits, Joy With Regrets
As I swallow the words in the bible Like a dying man swallows pills As I preach the gospel
Growing up I was told About the existence of a certain affection This tale was told to me, in preparation
Do We Have Your Attention Now?
Chit chat Across the table Made us inferior And you assumed
He always utters words That give the crowds Enthusiasm He's one speaker everyone
Consumed By Ego
Success blinded me A new list of friends was compiled for me I was climbing the corporate ladder Why be friends with ordinary individuals?
Born and breath By the lack of parental care, He was absent ever since my birth I wonder what my wrongs were?
I heard the noise So I listened, I saw a trail of blood So I followed it,
I Rest My Case
If being with you Means compromising on everything I do... Then change is on its way Patiently, gentle I'm there everyday
You: Who are you? You are the love of my life the very center of my life life stops when you are not next to me
Dear God I confess to a sin that I'm about to commit as I embark on this journey
We knew they were there
we were told about their existence
we knew they were ahead
waiting in the corner
just like a thief
at nightfall in the city
yet we chose to walk blind folded
we were told to proceed