Ziggy Mantyi

Rookie (23 December 1988 / Mthatha)

Biography of Ziggy Mantyi

Ziggy Mantyi poet

Born to Thembakazi and Godfrey Mantyi, have two brothers and a sister. Live in Kimberley. Attended Herlear Primary School in the early 2000's, also attended Kimberley Boys' High. Graduated in grade 4 music theory and played purcussion for KHS Wind Ensamble Band and took major drama roles in musicals. Later attended Hoerskool Namaqualand until matriculated. Sang in school choirs and eistedfodds, competed in dancing, opera and drama.

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Is it not amazing?

The swaying movement like tall grass in the summer breeze. A drop, a splash, a ripple, a pattern, a view a brain couldn't sketch without the eye seeing it. It sank deep into my skin like a blade cutting through my vain.
Like the birth of the son when he saw the sun for the first time and the pain in his eyes as the blades cut deeper and deeper. It was there before time started ticking, before darkness turned to light and waters flowed down Victoria.

It walked alone,

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