Substance poetry swells ‘little theatre’

Leano Ranko, Karabo Tlhagale and Bame Manyanda.PIC.KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Leano Ranko, Karabo Tlhagale and Bame Manyanda.PIC.KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Youngsters magnified the National Museum’s ‘Little Theatre’ as they rhymed and assonated against substance use on Saturday, to which the ‘small’ number of spectators laughed their heads off.

The creative poets, some of whom were cutting their teeth in spoken word, were a marvel to listen to as they beautifully weaved vocabulary into hilarious and informative awareness messages.

They spoke of the thick clouds of smoke, otherwise the puff that most of those who find solace in smoking regard as a de-stresser.  They twisted and curled tongues to warn against the untimely graves that ‘coolness’ dug, they spoke from the bottom of their hearts of the brokenness that drugs and substances have caused to many.

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