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Poems by Athol Williams

His Gentle Breath Dedicated to Keorapetse Kgositsile His gentle breath gave shape to the deflated – we who stood like waving rubber figures along the highway – falling, folding, fading, choked by the large boot standing on our necks –

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Botsotso is pleased to announce that it is now hosting administration of this trust.

The function of the trust is to negotiate terms of Permission and Rights under which Alan Paton’s work may be published, translated and/or used in any other manner, such as adaptation.

The literary managers are Warren Jeremy Rourke and Kharys Ateh Laue who are contactable at

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