Letsatsi

Catalogue no:

979-0-804007-44-2

Scoring:

In this humorous text by Moerane, the sun is the narrator, declaring himself king of all good things in the world, including plants, animals, clouds, heat, and cold: the king of everything. The sun may control people’s lives, however, but not their opinions of the weather, which is parodied by the sun in the way in which it is often complained about in African communities: it is never just hot or cold, but always ‘too hot’ or ‘too cold’; people are always dissatisfied, either way. Moerane attributes the words to ‘Setsoto’ (Trad).