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RIC S. BASTASA


Gordimer's awareness


the voice

the conscience

the interpreter,

she is

nadine, not naive,
the african
lover of words,


the loot,

to pick things from life
from reality

land politics,
fractured human relationships,
AIDS,
violence,
belonging,
identity,
corruption,
education,
the situation of refugees in Africa,
ecology
globalisation.
third birth.


what now,
nobel prize?

Submitted: Saturday, April 12, 2008
Edited: Saturday, April 12, 2008
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