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»This is a wonderful book that deserves to be in any serious reader's collection.«
Walter B. Dube
»This little book contains some of the most captivating poetry published in Zimbabwe. Here is a burst of diverse poetry, springing forth out of troubled Zimbabwe.«
Emmanuel Sigauke
»Much of the verse in Intwasa Poetry is impressive: moving, imaginative and resourceful.«
Neil Lazarus
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Intwasa Poetry

Intwasa Poetry is a book of memorable poems from inside and outside Zimbabwe. The fifteen poets who are brought together in this collection have all read from their work at the Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo. The Zimbabwean poets in the book are Julius Chingono, Chirikure Chirikure, John Eppel, Ignatius Mabasa, Shepherd Mandhlazi, Judy Maposa, Deon Marcus, Albert Nyathi, Pathisa Nyathi, Mthabisi Phili and John S. Read.

From outside Zimbabwe, the poets are Owen Sheers and Lloyd Robson from Wales, V»ronique Tadjo from Côte d'Ivoire/South Africa and Joelle Taylor from London.

There is a diversity in their work. There are poems of love, of sensuality, of humour, of compassion, of yearning, of sadness, of loss and of outrage. They range from the intensely personal to reflections of life at this pivotal time in Zimbabwe's history.
Intwasa Poetry
edited by Jane Morris
2008
ISBN 978-0-7974-3645-9
64 pages