Category: High School Chapter

High School Students send in their creative pieces e.g. poetry, short stories and the likes.

High School Chapter, Tale Africa

Pain

By Kasope Foluwaa, Nigeria: I heard the sound of a gunshot. Reflexively, I shut my eyes not wishing to know what had happened. I heard a groan beside me; it wasn't familiar, and the only thought on my heart was RUN! Like a sack of beans hitting the pavement, I heard a thud beside me, but I was too scared […]

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Does Good even exist?

By Lydia Umoh-Abasi, Nigeria: Throughout my life I’ve never known kindness. I’m bad luck in human form. My mother died when she gave birth to me, my father remarried and my stepmother gave birth to a girl, Elisha. Elisha died on my eleventh birthday and that sent my stepmother packing. My father was so depressed until he met my second […]

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Superiority Addict

By Jensen Rubahamya, Uganda: Inferiority complex Sowed in an innocent youth Wealthy but blind…to avalanche of their intellectual property Seed intent to white supremacy, a systematic conspiracy to invade the privacy of their soul Piracy of its intellect … passed without a verdict Yet ridiculed and branded a disgrace Drawing inspiration from a subdued subconscious Subtle revelations of ingenuity wrapped […]

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Every Dawn I Die

By Jensen Rubahamya, Uganda: Tormented! Confronting this depression is heart wrenching I’ve crashed my spirit a thousand times Trying so hard to find elusive reincarnation Looked forward to growing up, but now stuck on a distant childhood Nothing is quite what it was before anymore The youth bursting with hope and life now getting visions of ending it Desperately flirting […]

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The Third Man

By Kgomotso J Kgopa, South Africa: This bed that witnesses my short lived joys of life – come sunrise Is the same bed that sees my pains and shames of life – come sunset For joy cometh in the morning But as the sun touches down for rest, discontent overshadows me Life's heavy burdens, I cannot carry anymore Heavy laden, […]

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Great Music, Great performer

By Boikhutso Mokoto, St Dominics Covenant (South Africa): Writing is a platform one may use to explore, reveal and expose all emotion without any limitations. Take for instance the grammatical aspects of the English language i.e. adjectives and adverbs add dynamic meaning to texts and thus allow one to imagine and create all sorts of things. In the same sentiment, […]

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Once upon a time

By Zolani Nkoma, Crystal Park High School, South Africa: Once upon a time should be left behind And never mind whoever gets left behind Let life’s mistakes remind You’re living anti-clockwise, if you rewind Makes it hard to move forward Hinders the goal we’re trying to move towards Sometimes we sabotage ourselves We’re hazards to our own health When relationships […]

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Stuck

By Zolani Nkomo, South Africa: We promised not to say things we don’t mean These days I don’t dream This burden is getting too heavy on me Holding onto a lie I don’t need I don’t even wish I felt that way Or maybe I do Mara Nakhona,only for the sake of you You're just not there anymore I really […]

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