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Sun, 12.09.2021

NKOSI, SIKELEL’ IAFRIKA (Lord Bless Africa) by Enoch Mankayi Sontonga

Xhosa English Nkosi, sikelel’ iAfrikaMalupakam’ upondo lwayo;Yiva imitandazo yetu Chorus Yihla Moya, yihla MoyaYihla Moya Oyingcwele Sikelela iNkosi zetu;Zimkumbule umDali wazo;Zimoyike zezimhlouele,Azisikelele. Sikelel’ amadol’ esizwe,Sikelela kwa nomliselaUlitwal’ ilizwe ngomonde,Uwusikilele. Sikelel’ amakosikazi;Nawo onk’amanenekazi;Pakamisa wonk’umtinjanaUwusikilele. Sikelela abafundisiBemvaba zonke zelilizwe;Ubatwese ngoMoya WakoUbasikelele. Sikelel’ ulimo nemfuyo;Gzota zonk’indlala nezifo;Zalisa ilizwe nempiloUlisikelele. Sikelel’ amalinga etuAwomanyana nokuzaka,Awemfundo nemvisiswanoUwasikele Nkosi Sikelel, Afrika;Cima bonk’ […]

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The usual is there, nondescript trees opened like umbrellas, pessimist always expecting rain, chickadees whose folding and unfolding wings suggest the shuffling and reshuffling of the cardsharp's deck; nothing... LANDSCAPE WITH SAXOPHONE by Thylias Moss.
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