Manthwadi-nthwadi!

Boitshepo Moagi 1996 (Pretoria)



E re ke itsamaela tseleng ya maano
Go bona thalana keng kae ithwalla!
Go e sekaseka ga yona e beng ya mongwe
Naa o ntibile keng ke etsenye pateng?

E re fa ipala 'ala a kgaka mokwatla o itewe ke tlhatsana tsa boitumelo
Ke tlhatsana tsa marothisa 'etsi Go senang thepe  
Boitshetlha bo ile magoletsa!

O gana jang ere fa e Go lebile ka matlho a tshesane o bona loapi lo dikologa?
Sela thalana o tsamaye!Manthwanthwadisa!

E kopantse ditlhogo le dipuo
Beng ba yona  ga ba ipone molato
A ya' ke e ipone molato?  
Manthwadi-thwadi!

About this poem

This poem is written in native language Setswana. Is about a woman who found a man who is already in a relationship or rather married with someone else, but eventually took a man to be hers.

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Written on October 26, 1996

Submitted by bonmoagi on August 17, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XAXB ACD BD CEEE
Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 527
Words 106
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 3, 2, 4

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