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The AVBOB Poetry Anthology: I Wish I’d Said



I Wish I’d Said, the annual print anthology that captures the essence of The AVBOB Poetry Competition – including its winning and commissioned poems – is available in three collectible volumes which each contain over 100 original poems, in all 11 of our mother tongues (with English translations). What better way to learn to write a winning poem? It is through reading the works of other poets that we make our own journey from beginner… to master.

Order the highly collectible Volume 3 of I Wish I’d Said now. SMS the word ‘poem’ to 48423 (at a standard cost of R1.50 per SMS) to have it posted to you at a total cost of R240. You can also order yours online at www.naledi.online, by e-mailing Tertia on tertiaswart@naledi.online or phoning 078 648 8616, or find it on the shelves of most good book stores.

Click to download: PDF info sheet for ‘Volume 3’ of I Wish I’d Said



SPECIAL BUNDLE PRICE (while stocks last): Pay only R450 for Volumes 1-3 combined, including postage. To order this bundle, e-mail Tertia on tertiaswart@naledi.online

Poem title: Ndifuna ukwazi
Ndifun'ukwazi zazi ndixeleleni Noko kudala ndikhangela ndiboniseni Ewe noko kudala ndihamba ndikhawuleleni Yintoni ukufa xa ukuzala ikukuzelula Ufa uf...

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Poem title: KGWEDI TSE THARO KA MORAGO
Ke sa tsoga mpeng ya bošego ke golola ka pelo bohloko Ke leka go nagana ka karolo ya mafelelo ya bophelo bja gago Le lehono kesa hlagasela ge ke nagan...

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