• Thalita Goosen

Humpback Whales: a Poem & soft sculpture

You may download a free copy of this poem, for personal enjoyment only. Either right click, or press and hold (on a mobile) to download.


The word "mahala" is a Sesotho word, meaning "for free". Sesotho is one of South Africa's native peoples' languages.


* I wrote this poem for the humpback whales soft sculptures / art toys that I create, on order only. Photos of these are below the poem.

* Black & grey Whale: made of faux suede fabric, embellished with silver nautical prints, golden beads, some rhinestones, silver cord and beautiful designer fabric on its fins and rib cage. It comes with a small easel and canvas print, with this poem.

* Brown & maroon whale: made of faux suede fabric, embellished with golden nautical prints, golden beads, beautiful stones, real shells as part of its eyes and designer fabric on its fins and rib cage. It comes with a small easel and canvas print, with this poem.


Whale dimensions:

Length: 97 cm

Width, flipper to flipper and over the back: 70 cm

Weight: 1.6 kg