Kopano Matlwa





Kopano Matlwa

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South Africa
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female


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Podcast with Kopano Matlwa by Victor Dlamini (May 5th, 2008)

http://victordlamini.book.co.za/blog/...


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I've felt many things as a South African, but never shame. I've felt pride, when I'd look back on our history and seen what we've overcome, so courageously. I've felt joy, like the day it was announced that we'd be hosting the world cup and we all ran into the streets and leaped into the air. I've felt hope when I'd visited primary schools and seen the many Colgate smiles hard at work. But neve...

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“Uncle wanted to eat his pie and then have us feel sorry for him because it was making him fat.”
Kopano Matlwa, Coconut

“I am not used to hating. Hate sits heavy on my heart. It reeks. I can smell it rotting my insides and I taste it on my tongue.”
Kopano Matlwa, Coconut
tags: hate

“You will find, Ofilwe, that the people you strive so hard to be like will one day reject you because as much as you may pretend, you are not one of their own. Then you will turn back, but there too you will find no acceptance, for those you once rejected will no longer recognize the thing you have become. So far, too far to return. So much, too much you have changed. Stuck between two worlds, shunned by both.”
Kopano Matlwa, Coconut

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