An impressive collection of new poems from a poet of international repute and standing. In these poems Breyten Breytenbach demonstrates the importance and role of language and the word, and also of place and landscape.
Some of the other themes are love, ageing and mortality. Poems distinguished by their inventive use of words and language, both complex and clear, both lyrical and intellectual, giving us a sense of the truth and beauty in great art.
Photo by Cloete Breytenbach
Breyten Breytenbach is considered one of the greatest living poets in Afrikaans. He was born on 16 September 1939 in Bonnievale. He...