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A Talk with Abigail George

A Talk with Abigail George

Abigail George is a south African writer, an author, poet and feminist. Her writing has been showed on the global platform. She has written extensively on personal experience, oppression, infrastructure, unemployment, racism, social inequities and the dire situation in Africa. Yesterday, we had a fruitful discussion starting by introduction; I asked about her personal life, […]

Don Beukes Recommends 20 Books

Don Beukes Recommends 20 Books

This week Don Beukes is recommending twenty books for fascinating reflection. Head to your nearest library or bookstore. When She was White – Judith Stone Long Walk to Freedom- Nelson Mandela Country of my Skull- Antjie Krog Disgrace- J.M. Coetzee Kaffir Boy- Mark Mathabane The Story of an African Farm- Olive Schreiber Moffie- André Carl […]

Dialogue Between The Formal Structure Of Trauma And The Poetess by Abigail George

Dialogue Between The Formal Structure Of Trauma And The Poetess by Abigail George

I am waiting for someone to tell me that they see my value. Dorianne Laux, the American poet was a sanitorium cook, a gas station manager and a cook. Did she only find her worth when she turned poet? She was born in Augusta, Maine. Nobody knows what I have carried gently and otherwise I […]

Editorial

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Youth excites me. The youth in men. The youth in women. I cannot help for that. It is difficult for me to forget. Forget is all that I want to do. I have a forgiving heart but all it seems that heart, my heart wants to do is to remember. I have to hold onto […]

Coming up for air by Abigail George

Coming up for air by Abigail George

I have become weary of fighting wars. Of standing at the threshold of waiting. I have become wary of the experience that comes with the effort of sustaining love. I tell myself that I could never be with him because he was tall. Tall and beautiful. He had long fingers but all I could see […]

Commentary: The Seeker

Commentary: The Seeker

To whom it may concern, Salaam. Good afternoon if it is afternoon where you are in the world. Dumelang. Sanibonani. Molo, kunjani? Go fish. I hope you are well family. Gravity has sparked a kind of unnerving stimulus in the supreme banality of the life of the leaf, in my own modernity, my cognition that […]

The New World Order By Abigail George

The New World Order By Abigail George

Faith can move mountains or quite literally push you over the edge. Everyone’s brain function and cognition is tested at some point. When it comes to paranoia and schizophrenia, schizo affective disorder and delusional modes of thinking in this day and age delusions of grandeur seems to reign supreme. I needed to relearn all the […]

Karen Blixen out of a storybook on Africa

Karen Blixen out of a storybook on Africa

By Abigail George, Symbol of Danish hope in Kenya growing coffee I put away wild birds one day and they returned to me as a cuckoo clock. There was the morning the sun fell, and my marriage failed, and they turned my book into a film starring Meryl Streep and I became a wrinkle in […]

The Kenyan Mademoiselle By Abigail George

The Kenyan Mademoiselle By Abigail George

It is a Sunday. The wind is up. It’s been one of those long and boring afternoons. Nothing to do but count the hours to your favourite television show. It has been a beautiful day. Do you live near the beach? I do. I should walk more but I don’t. And I think too much. […]

At the Intersection of Feminism and Technoscience By Abigail George

At the Intersection of Feminism and Technoscience By Abigail George

Is feminism the new racism, the dishwater of imagination? Is prejudice still the new education between the haves (knowledgeable boys, guys and men) and the have nots (girls and women), the soft domestic animal shamed if she is not a goddess. Technology is not gender neutral. Domesticity is not gender neutral. Feminism is not gender […]

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