Elegies & Eulogies by Musa Gift Masombuka
Elegies & Eulogies is a collection of 40 poems by Musa Gift Masombuka. The themes explored in the book include but not limited to: depression and anxiety, women and children abuse, the normalcy of absent fathers, teenage love affairs, and hope. Most of the poems in this collection addresses the social ills and the injustices which are still prevalent in the democratic South Africa, such as poverty, unemployment, discrimination, absent fathers, as well as single mothers headed families. It also seeks to respond to the wave of depression which has hit the 21st century young adults.
The book is introduced by Dr. Mongane Wally Serote; prefaced by Jayne Bauling, with a foreword from Edwin Mabodimo Mphaga.
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