The Present is a Dangerous Place to Live

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Third World Press, 1993 - Poetry - 35 pages
In Kgositsile's poetry, you hear ... the voice of the African priest speaking directly to your soul. His vision is shot through with the fundamental, whether he is talking about ancestral things or contemporary nerve failures and self-betrayals. ... Kgositsile is about the fertility rites by which life is made rich or by which we betray, if we are merely going through zombie motions.--Introduction.

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About the author (1993)

Keroapetse Kgositsile is a South African educator who was a high-ranking member of the African National Congress. He has taught at Wayne State University, Sarah Lawrence College, SUNY Stonybrook, and several institutions in Africa and the United States.

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