David Dedi

Rookie (Yei - South Sudan)

Biography of David Dedi

David Dedi is an anthropologist, historian, author and poet. A graduate of the University of British Columbia, he was born in South Sudan during the civil war. He went to school in Uganda, Kenya and Canada. He currently lives in Vancouver Canada.

David Dedi's Works:

Borrowing Fire - An anthology of poetry and short stories and Mummy Water - African children's stories.

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What's Her Name?

That place
in the heart of the cradle
where the people love their cows
and bulls share their names
cattle are treasures to keep
cattle for bridewealth to give
cattle for bragging rights
that place where the women love to ululate
and congregate to celebrate

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