Yearly Archives: 2019

Scorched Earth and the Template of the Dispossessed

by Patricia Schonstein   The Burundian artist, Serge Alain Nitegeka, has created a powerful installation at The Norval Art Museum called Structural Response III and I recently read a selection of poems alongside it. Structural Response III is Nitegeka’s response

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The storytelling jug

by Makhosazana Xaba   I am the two litre jug, plastic and royal blue. I was brought to this home as a gift five years ago. The first born daughter of the Mother of this home Used her first salary

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The shadow of my father’s world

by Dana Labe   1. Tethered to the shadow of my father’s world Lawyer’s daughter in her brand new job I blunder in dark spaces beneath the rule of law My father wore brown shoes on Tuesdays His life was

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Two poems by David wa Maahlamela

Mr Plumber’s wife   Plumber’s wife works in sky fingering offices, her manicured fingers conversing with a computer for seven hours. English sprints out her mouth as if it was born there, as if she was not living in a

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Nationalism: (Mis)Understanding Donald Trump’s Capitalism,  Racism, Global Politics, International Trade and Media Wars AfricaVs North America, Volume2   Donald Trump is our example/query/ problem or solution. He didn’t really start this though. Apartheid South Africa leaders were nationalistic and racists.

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