A 17 year old dub poet has come up with an anthology which interrogates various social issues among them child abuse.

Poets just like musical artists write poems drawn from life experiences and for Norton based Patronella Matangira her poems are about her personal life experiences.

In her poem, “Victim’s Defined Destiny” Patronella talks about how parents ignore their children’s dreams and instead determine their destiny.

Patronella has also done Shona poems as exhibited by the sonnet “Makanditongera Rufu” where she laments the abuse she went through.

To Patronella her poetry life journey has just begun and the sky can only be the limit.