Poem Anthology

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The AVBOB Poetry Anthology: I Wish I’d Said



I Wish I'd Said, the print anthology that captures the essence of the annual AVBOB Poetry Competition, is available in six collectible volumes, which, together, contain hundreds of original poems in all 11 of our mother tongues. 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 6 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 by e-mailing Tertia on tertia@naledi.co.za or find it on the shelves of most good book stores.

Click to download: PDF info sheet for ‘Volume 6’ of I Wish I’d Said


Poem title: Angisakwaz’ ukuzibamba
Ungengame ngesithunzi soka lami, Sengimoyizel’ usathul’ ungakaphefumuli, Ungathi ngiyaz’ ukuth’ uzothin’ usangibuka nje, Ngikuqedelela namagam’ usangi...

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Poem title: NELSON ROLIHLAHLA MANDELA
Misava hinkwayo yi tiva wena, Nghwazi ya tiko rerhu, Mulweri wa timfanelo ta vanhu hinkwavo. U hi dyondzisa ku tihlo hi tihlo, hi ta sala hi ri mabof...

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