Matete Motsoaledi

Rookie (05 September / Mpumalanga province)

Biography of Matete Motsoaledi

Matete is a performance poet based in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. He writes mostly in his native Sepedi language and accasionally in English. His writing is focused on social conditions which includes politics which he does not shy from.

He is one of the contributors of 'an anthology of Mpumalanga indegineous language poetry' titled Bantu Letters (published in 2011) . He is also a contributor in the Xprexion Sexion blog

Matete Motsoaledi's Works:

Bantu Letters: an anthology of Mpumalanga indegineous language poetry (2011) Updates

Awe Gust

The wind whirls
And stirs the dust
Leaving the grass with nothing to anchor

It is the august wind
That blows so viciously
After the winter’s chill
Has tormented the frail shrubs

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