Thabiso Tsietsi Lakajoe

Biography

Thabiso Tsietsi Bafana Lakajoe ke mongodi wa dithothokiso le dipalekgutshewe tsa Sesotho. Lakajoe ke mongodi ya lwanelang ditokelo tsa puo ya letswele hore le yona e tshwane hape e hlokomelwe jwaloka puo tse ding. Maqephe Buleha ke buka ya hae ya pele ya dithothokiso tsa Sesotho. O ngola ka Sesotho ho kgothatsa hape le ho kgothalletsa bangodi hore ba ngole dingolwa ka puo Sesotho le puo tse ding tse fumanwang Afrika Borwa. Ketso ena e tla phahamisa puo tsa letswele. Tse ding tsa dithothokiso tsa hae di phatlaladitswe ho ITCH Journal, Botsotso Online Magazine, Culture Review, BKO Magazine, Poetry Potion, 2017 & 2018 AvBob Poetry Competition, Love letters to My Child, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 Sol Platjie EU Poetry Anthology.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born and raised in Soweto, in a location called Moroka North, ha MmaMosa le Mokhele ka hodima anfolopo. I was raised by my grandparents who are both from Lesotho and as the first grandchild - I was tasked with a responsibility to read and reply to letters from the relatives in Lesotho and South Africa addressed to my grandparents. This is where my journey started as a writer and passion for the passion for Sesotho language was born. throughout primary and high school, I was always the top learner in my class when it came to vernacular. My Sesotho Teachers also served as influence - they would ask me to read in front of the class, and encouraged me to write and read widely.
When did you first start writing?
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Books

Maqephe buleha
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: Sesotho. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Poetry » African Poetry
Maqephe Buleha ke buka ya dithothokiso tsa Sesotho e ngotsweng ho kgothatsa tjhaba sa Rantsho ho tshehetsa le ho phamisa Sesotho. Bukeng ena mobadi o tla fumana dithothokiso tsa lerato, lefatshe, kgothatso nakong tse thata, tokoloho le bophelo.

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