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Siyanda Qoto
“A Country”

A Country

The midnight oil has burned
and what remains of string
is but a withered strand
hanging on by a thread.


Siyanda Qoto is a wordsmith hailing from Gqeberha, South Africa. His body of published poetry has been featured in reputable literary journals such as New Coin, New Contrast, and Brittle Paper. Siyanda occasionally blogs about socio-political issues of interest, particularly sharing his observations on emerging themes in South Africa’s party-political landscape.