Biography of Hale Tsehlana
Hale Tsehlana: enjoys travelling, music and art in all its forms plus an occasional karaoke swing. Her interests revolve around creative writing and its use in academic development. She has published in journals, magazines and on the Internet. The highlight of her ‘Poetic Career’ was a sponsored trip to sing praises to the Himalayan Mountains. For online samples of her poems, visit http: //www.poetry.com look out for her first collection of poems titled: ‘Poems and Songs from the Mire’
Hale Tsehlana's Works:
Poems and Songs from the Mire ISBN1-920094-10-5
Hale Tsehlana Poems
Did I Ever Tell You?
Did I ever tell you? That every time you laugh with me, Warm, invisible fluid fingers caress and tickle me?
The Mire Of Womanhood
What the mire taught me can never be taken away; it gave me a voice to speak for myself it opened doors and unleashed pregnant potential it deepened my understanding of the self
A face freckled with a million pixel shadows tumbles through cyberspace to be with me, and for a moment, she is mine!
Toll Gate Into Africa
The night was long and cold. The same dreams came to me, deep in my sleep, suffocating inside the mine shaft,
A face freckled with a million pixel shadows
tumbles through cyberspace to be with me,
and for a moment, she is mine!
I blush at the mention of your name,
my raven haired blue eyed angel.
Your invincible kiss stenciled on my lip
causes aseismic trembling of my heart.