A Collection of Original Poetry by Students of Ladysmith High School

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Sevenling (I Hate Only 3 Things) ~ Gugu Buthelezi

I hate only 3 things
NASA, fair-weather
and rockets.

"Enjoy" being launched,
shoulders cold from summer snow
And going into space.

But nobody really cares...

© Gugu Buthelezi

Grade 10


  1. This is odd, and it's that very oddness that makes it appealing to me.

  2. I absolutely love this piece. The Sevenling is one of my favorite forms, and you have done it so much justice here. I've chosen your piece as inspiration for my own.

  3. Yes, its originality makes this poem stand out.


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