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Busisiwe Mahlangu – Surviving Loss

Sarah Godsell – Liquid Bones

vangile gantshored cotton

danai mupotsa – feeling and ugly

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Surviving Loss, Busisiwe Mahlangu, feminist poetry, African, South African, Mamelodi, pan african, impepho press Liquid Bones, Sarah Godsell, Dr Sarah Godsell, historian, poet, lecturer, feminist poetry, African, South African, Mamelodi, pan african, impepho press
Busisiwe Mahlangu’s Surviving Loss is too lived in to be naïve and somehow manages to remain untainted by the cynicism of growing up. If it is true that the artist is the child who survives, then this is the book that journey spat out. Sh Sarah Godsell’s Liquid Bones takes poems as needle and thread, weaving in small and big breaths, in magic and in memory, tracing in stitches, stitching inside stories, exploring the sky.



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red cotton and feeling and ugly, photo by Lethlogonolo Mokgoroane of Cheeky Natives
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