Issue 04


October 1st, 2012 | 10:39am

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Contents

"The Common Statement" by Jennifer Acker

Poetry: A Selection of Contemporary South African Poetry

"Introduction" by Kelwyn Sole

"Why I Am Not an Engineer" by Robert Berold

"The Light" by Robert Berold

"Poet's Report to FIFA" by Angifi Proctor Dladla

"Today I Do Not Love My Country" by Ingrid de Kok

"Histoplasmosis: A Guide's Instructions at the Cave" by Ingrid de Kok

"Shards" by Ingrid de Kok

"Tin Roof" by Kelwyn Sole

"What the Sea Brings" by Kelwyn Sole

"Allahabad" by Ari Sitas

"A Message Comes In" by Yvette Christiansë

"The Secret Lives of Maps" by Yvette Christiansë

"Fernão the Gardener Has Premonitions" by Yvette Christiansë

"Photographing the Building is Forbidden Until the War is Over" by Karen Press

"Thank You Lee Smolin, Thank You Mr Leibniz" by Karen Press

"Farting Knees II: Talking to My Lover" by Makhosazana Xaba

"The Window" by Makhosazana Xaba

"Widowhood in the Dementia Ward" by Finuala Dowling

"Brief Fling in the Dementia Ward" by Finuala Dowling

"Odd One Out in the Dementia Ward" by Finuala Dowling

"How I knew It Wasn't Me" by Finuala Dowling

"He Pleaded Ignorance" by Kobus Moolman

"Hunger" by Kobus Moolman

"The Wrist" by Kobus Moolman

"If Only the Tswanas Could Dance" by Lesego Rampolokeng

"12 Anxieties for April 12th" by Liesl Jobson

"What I Should Have Worn at My Wedding" by Liesl Jobson

"This is the Sea" by Rustum Kozain

"Fog" by Rustum Kozain

"City" by Mxolisi Nyezwa

"San People" by Mxolisi Nyezwa

"New Country" by Mxolisi Nyezwa

"From Malikhanye" by Mxolisi Nyezwa

"My Intimate" by Gabeba Baderoon

"Axis and Revolution" by Gabeba Baderoon

"Remembering S-21, Cambodia" by Fiona Zerbst

"Volcanic" by Fiona Zerbst

"Enough of an Interruption" by Alan Finlay

"V.A Haunted House" by Khulile Nxumalo

"Suspension" by Malika Ndlovu

"Alive" by Malika Ndlovu

"Next Year I Want to Run the Comrades Marathon" by Vonani Bila

"Mandela at 91" by Vonani Bila

"The Body" by Haidee Kruger

"Writer" by Haidee Kruger

"The Other One" by Nadine Botha

"Portrait of Our Death" by Katharine Kilalea

"A Perfect Love" by Katharine Kilalea

"The Way Birds Stand" by Katharine Kilalea

"The Archivist" by Genna Gardini

Images

"Portraits of Land and Sea" by Amy Sande-Friedman, Bartow + Metzgar, and Peter Matthews

Fiction

"A Place in the Sun" by Jennifer Haigh

"Doleo Ergo Sum" by Robert Earle

"The Idea of Marcel" by Marie-Helene Bertino

"Escapement" by Sunetra Gupta

Essays

"The Poet in Rome: Richard Wilbur in Postwar Italy" by Robert Bagg

"The Land Up North" by Nicola Waldron