Graduation Poem by Siphokazi Jonas

14 December 2020 | Writer/Performer Siphokazi Jonas.

Siphokazi Jonas is one of the most prolific spoken word poets in South Africa, and her work has travelled nationally and internationally. An alumnus of UCT, Siphokazi writes and performs this poem that speaks to the challenge of graduating under the shadow of a changing global experience.

For more about UCT’s virtual graduation celebration on 14 March 2020, visit the graduation feature page.



Siphokazi Jonas

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