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Hangout with Njabulo Nkambule from eSwatini

Hello everyone. I’ve with me a friend and African brother who is passionate about poetry and his motherland. Please let’s welcome Njabulo Nkambule, a poet from eSwatini. I admire his work so much and if you follow my blog you might have seen a couple of his poems. So on this post I’ll be asking […]

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Self Reflection 30: Wisdom

Men should see you and marvel on how you do things. How you handle your time, money, friends and relationships and enemies, manage people and your lifestyle. Wisdom is a spirit. Wisdom giveth life to those that have it.

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Self Reflection 22: Get Knowledge 2

A lack of knowledge creates fear, seeking knowledge creates courage. NB: To reject something you know nothing about is ignorance.

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Self Reflection 19: Get Knowledge

Not to know is bad, not to wish to know is worse. African proverb.

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Thoughts on Teaching Math

Consider the first time you taught someone how to ride a bicycle or did any form of teaching. It wasn’t easy, was it? Teaching is a stressful job. Teaching math is much more stressful. Math is in everything you do! Before trying to explain this, I make the students relax. Many students fear the subject, […]

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Greatness

Greatness is not a virtue of wealth Nor beauty, nor fame Greatness lies in courage, in faith In change, to become With experience, wise Honest and compassionate

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Knowledge

I search through stacks of books Panting, tired, worried I wait for the rising sun, Riding across the skies To give some heat, some inspiration But yet it was elusive Seeming to change With each new day For when the sun came It brought news of it And before now in my search I created […]

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Musing: The wandering man

“When I retire after each days work is done I don’t tell people my experiences though But I have them, do I look like someone Who is bothered? You would never know…” Once I happened upon a man Bearded. Long. Tall and bendy At first, methought he lost his mind But when he called out […]

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Oke’s Poetale: The Duck Tale

Once upon a blue quiet lake Beside a green florishing forest Lived a Duck and her chicks All day they waddle about Enjoying the peaceful serenity But a day came and the Duck Brought her chicks all around her ‘Quack quack Daak’ she began Turning to the nearest chick ‘You have been friends With the […]

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