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Poet Igloo Bill to the United States of America August 12, 2015 at 11:12pm
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Poet Igloo Bill to the House of Commons of Canada August 12, 2015 at 11:16pm
https://www.facebook.com/notes/john-e-ohara/poet-igloo-bill-to-the-house-of-commons-of-canada/874571759284900

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Interviews of Poets on the Poetry Train


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Links to 19th Century History:
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image source: http://saharanvibe.blogspot.com

King Lobengula Khumalo of Matabeleland and Mashonaland
“The chameleon gets behind the fly, remains motionless for some time, then he advances very slowly and gently, first putting forward one leg and then another. At last, when well within reach, he darts his tongue and the fly disappears. England is the chameleon and I am that fly.”
—Lobengula.
http://www.africafederation.net/Matabeleland_History.htm
http://www.bulawayo1872.com/history/lobengula.htm
http://www.news24.com/MyNews24/The-story-of-a-lost-Monarch-the-crocodiles-egg-20121018
http://saharanvibe.blogspot.com/2007/05/king-lobengula-fly-of-zimbabwe.html
https://1870to1918.wordpress.com/2014/07/18/lobengula-and-the-concession-hunters/

The sad story of Lobengula’s children
Written by Chakamwe Chakamwe
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=432412690129885&story_fbid=434971133207374

Lobengula Khumalo (1845–1894) was the second and last king of the Ndebele people, usually pronounced Matabele in English. Both names, in the Sindebele language, mean “The men of the long shields”, a reference to the Matabele warriors’ use of the Zulu shield and spear.The Matabele were related to the Zulu and fled north during the reign of Shaka following the mfecane (“the crushing”) or difaqane (“the scattering”). Shaka’s general Mzilikazi led his followers away from Zulu territory after a falling-out. In the late 1830s they settled in what is now called Matabeleland in western Zimbabwe, although claiming the sovereignty of a much wider area. The resulting kingdom was an Iron Age society in which the members of the tribe had a privileged position against outsiders whose lives were subject to the will of the king. In return for their privileges, however, the Matabele people both men and women had to submit to a strict discipline and status within the hierarchy and this set out their duties and responsibilities to the rest of society. Infringements of any social responsibility were punished with death subject to the king’s seldom-awarded reprieve. This tight discipline and loyalty was the secret of the Matabele’s success in dominating their neighbors.

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcfdmJajFjU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoBuOKo6d_g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fVh0PD8Rzo

John Cooper-Chadwick
Three Years with Lobengula: And Experiences in South Africa
By J. Cooper-Chadwick
https://books.google.com/books?id=9Dz3vTxNUu4Chttp://talltalesfromthetrees.blogspot.com/2010/09/john-cooper-chadwick-1864-1948-and.html

John Smith Moffat

http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/john-smith-moffat
http://www.wholesomewords.org/missions/bmoffat3.html
https://1870to1918.wordpress.com/2014/07/18/lobengula-and-the-concession-hunters
http://www.bookrags.com/ebooks/15379/51.html#gsc.tab=0
http://www.tokencoins.com/book/moffat.htm
http://www.berithbpc.com/index.php/pastoral-exhortation/godly-men/160-robert-moffat-part-i-scottish-missionary-to-south-africa
Memoir of Robert Moffat, missionary to South Africa, 1817-1870
https://archive.org/details/memoirrobertmof00wildgoog


“We shall have all eternity in which to celebrate our victories, but we have only one swift hour before the sunset in which to win them.”
― Robert Moffat


http://peterbaxterafrica.com/index.php/2011/05/14/the-white-man-arrives

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image source: http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/cecil-john-rhodes

Cecil John Rhodes

http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/cecil-john-rhodes
http://www.bulawayo1872.com/history/rhodescj.htm
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cecil-Rhodes/106209092743467


Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8cNZTAmjcE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoBuOKo6d_g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05oNUXLERh4

Marcus Aurelius Meditations
http://classics.mit.edu/Antoninus/meditations.html

Rhodes’ plans for the Cape To Cairo Railway:

Image Source: http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/cecil-john-rhodes

Frank Fillis

http://www.ajol.info/index.php/sajch/article/view/6343
http://www.colonialfilm.org.uk/node/1186
https://oudewoning.wordpress.com/2014/07/08/famous-fillis-circus-visits-paarl-1888
http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/04/fillis-frank.html

Ewart Scott Grogan

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ewart_Grogan
http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2011/11/21/for-love-and-glory-crossing-the-heart-of-africa

From the Cape to Cairo; the first traverse of Africa from south to north (1902) by Ewart Scott Grogan
https://archive.org/details/fromcapetocairof00ewar
https://books.google.com/books?id=MT4uAQAAIAAJ

Charles Lewis Tiffany

http://press.tiffany.com/ViewBackgrounder.aspx?backgrounderId=8
Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nldJ1KbbjMY

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Image Source: http://www.faz.net/aktuell/reise/nigeria-wassermusik-1132991.html

The Life & Writings of the Explorer, Mungo Park:
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, 1795-7
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/p/park/mungo/travels/index.html
The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa, in the Year 1805 [1815]
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/p/park/mungo/journal/index.html
http://www.fvza.org/mungo.html
http://publicdomainreview.org/collections/mungo-parks-travels-in-the-interior-of-africa-1858
http://africanhistory.about.com/cs/biography/p/bio_Park.htm
https://archive.org/details/travelsininteri01unkngoog
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mungo_Park_%28explorer%29
http://answersafrica.com/mungo-park-fascinating-facts-about-the-historic-explorer.html
Richardson’s Arabic Grammar
https://archive.org/details/arabicvocabulary00nobl


image source: http://crawfurd.dk/africa/livingstone.htm

The Life & Writings of Explorer, David Livingstone:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Livingstone
http://www.wholesomewords.org/biography/biorplivingstone.html


The Zong Massacre:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zong_massacre
http://www.blackpast.org/gah/zong-massacre-1781
http://www.understandingslavery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=373&Itemid=236
Great Video

Explorer Alexandre de Serpa Pinto:
Image Source & Information:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_de_Serpa_Pinto
How I Crossed Africa: from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean, Through Unknown … By Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto
https://books.google.com/books?id=jn5LAQAAIAAJ&

Journey through Slavery 1 of 4




The Life & Writings of Olaudah Equiano aka Gustavus Vassa

https://archive.org/stream/theinterestingna15399gut/15399.txt
http://www.moadsf.org/slavery-narratives/ouladah-equiano
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olaudah_Equiano
http://www.equiano.org/
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6372/

The Scramble for Africa:
http://www.understandingslavery.com/


The Xam people, poems and tales to Bleek and Lloyd

http://www.sacred-texts.com/afr/sbf
Stories that Float from Afar: Ancestral Folklore of the San of Southern Africa
J. David Lewis-Williams
https://books.google.com/books?id=lXbe0UrMdREC
https://archive.org/details/specimensofbushm00bleeuoft

The Digital Bleek and Lloyd
http://www.detectivekubu.com/Mantis/___Kha_-_The_Name_of_the_Lion.html
http://lloydbleekcollection.cs.uct.ac.za
http://www.cca.uct.ac.za/projects/the-digital-bleek-and-lloyd-2
http://www.digitalcollections.lib.uct.ac.za/dorothea-bleek
http://www.academia.edu/3496305/On_Biography_and_Archive_Dorothea_Bleek_and_the_Making_of_the_Bleek_Collection
http://www.jstor.org/stable/41056615
https://archive.org/details/bushmandictionar00blee
http://www.unesco.org/webworld/nominations/en/south_africa/southafricanom.htm
http://jutaacademic.co.za/products/the-courage-of-kaboo
https://www.academia.edu/376644/A_History_of_the_Breakwater_Prison_From_1859_to_1905

Literature’s in African Languages:
Theoretical Issues and Sample Surveys
By B. W. Andrzejewski, S. Pilaszewicz, W. Tyloch
https://books.google.com/books?id=gfH2A6AhZ7wC
The First People of the Cape: A Look at Their History and the Impact of …
By Alan Mountain
https://books.google.com/books?id=nR2d1iJo6_UC
Specimens of Bushman Folklore
By W. H. I. Bleek
https://books.google.com/books?id=eX8cDIfrTP8C
Bushman dictionary
By D.F. Bleek
https://books.google.com/books?id=l3UTAwAAQBAJ
https://archive.org/stream/bushmandictionar00blee
Reynard the Fox in South Africa: Or, Hottentot Fables and Tales
By Wilhelm Heinrich Immanuel Bleek
https://books.google.com/books?id=NY8H0au49n8C
https://archive.org/details/reynardfoxinsou02bleegoog
Bushmen in a Victorian World: The Remarkable Story of the Bleek-Lloyd …
By Andrew Bank
https://books.google.com/books?id=cNdLCETNRh8C




The Keeper of the Kumm by Sylvia Vollenhoven
Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW7-q7JKYsY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KKkcBJE_8c

Extra Information & Books
http://www.detectivekubu.com/Mantis/Home.html


Photo Source & Information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSS_Alabama

“Daar kom die Alibama”

There comes the Alabama,
The Alabama, it comes o’er the sea,
There comes the Alabama,
The Alabama, it comes o’er the sea…
Lass, lass, the reed bed calls,
The reed bed it is made,
The reed bed it is made for me,
To sleep upon…
Oh Alabama, the Alabama,
Oh Alabama, it comes o’er the sea,
Oh Alabama, the Alabama,
Oh Alabama, it comes o’er the sea…


Wolf of the Deep: Raphael Semmes and the Notorious Confederate Raider CSS Alabama:
https://books.google.com/books?id=wTHV5ANqqgAC

CSS Alabama
CSS Alabama link 2
http://www.civilwarpoetry.org/confederate/songs/alibama-exp.html
CSS Alabama’s South African Expeditionary Raid

http://www.jason-stevens.com/2010/07/here-comes-the-alabama-daar-kom-die-alabama/

RxR History:
http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/first-railway-line-south-africa-between-durban-and-point-officially-opened
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Government_Railways
http://mikes.railhistory.railfan.net/r025.html
http://www.sinfin.net/railways/world/safrica.html
http://www.railserve.com/Passenger/Africa/

South Africa Poets: 19th & 20th Century:

The Poetry & Writings of Herbert Isaac Ernest Dhlomo:

The Great Question

“Would you have me as a brother
Or a revengeful beast?
Would you have us help each other,
Or have our hates increased?
Would you have us live despairing?
Starve, kill, revolt and die?
Or free men co-operating;
wing helping wings to fly?”

http://www.thejournalist.org.za/pionee…/hie-dhlomo-1903-1956
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/herbert-ernest-dhlomo
http://remembered.co.za/herbert-isaac-ernest-dhlomo-2471
http://littleknownblacklibrarianfacts.blogspot.com/…/hebert…
http://cybra.p.lodz.pl/Cont…/1175/vol03no2/everts_v03n2.html
http://pzacad.pitzer.edu/N…/general/student-essays/lopez.htm

The Girl Who Killed to Save (Nongquase the Liberator)
Nongqawuse – Prophetess of Doom


http://esat.sun.ac.za/…/The_Girl_Who_Killed_to_Save_%28Nong…
http://www.encounter.co.za/article/118.html

HISTORY IN THE LITERARY IMAGINATION
THE TELLING OF NONGQAWUSE AND THE XHOSA CATTLE

KILLING IN SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE
(1891–1937)
https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/1810/238313/FINAL%20with%20corrections.pdf?sequence=1

The Poetry of Benedict Wallet Vilakazi

If Death

Bury me where the grasses grow

Below the weeping willow trees

To let their branches shed upon me

Leaves of varied greens.

Then, as I lie there, I shall hear

The grasses sigh a soft behest:

” Sleep, beloved one, sleep and rest.”

Bury me in a place like this:

Where those who scheme and give their tongues

To plots and anger, never can

Displace the earth that covers me

Nor ever keep me from my sleep.

If you who read these lines should chance

To find me, 0 then bury me

Where grasses whisper this behest:

” Sleep, beloved one, sleep and rest.”
http://omniafrikan.com/patheing-the-way-for-the-zulus-future
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/dr-benedict-wallet-vilakazi
http://www.morphologicalconfetti.com/2009/01/benedict-wallet-vilakazi-zulu-poet.html
http://www.britannica.com/biography/Benedict-Wallet-Vilakazi
http://www.dacb.org/stories/southafrica/vilakazi_benedict.html
http://memim.com/benedict-wallet-vilakazi.html

The Rhodesia Railways:

http://www.geoffs-trains.com/Museum/history.html
http://www.nrz.co.zw/index.php/about-nrz/nrz-history
http://mikes.railhistory.railfan.net/r172.html
http://www.kas.de/simbabwe/en/publications/39208

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rK6-2y0RXU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOlZ3F5kA-0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxEAfw7Sgr4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfZCQOTJ_sE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X33qkbxnun0

Jack (chacma baboon) & James ‘Jumper’ Wide
Photo Sources: Uitenhage SAR & techly.com.au



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_%28chacma_baboon%29
http://www.techly.com.au/2014/12/08/monkeying-around-baboon-employed-railroad-signalman-never-made-mistake/
http://www.earthfoot.org/lit_zone/signalmn.htm


old STEAM LOCOMOTIVES in South Africa
http://steam-locomotives-south-africa.blogspot.com/
http://randomrailwayimages.blogspot.com/

Rail Away South Africa (Pretoria – Cape Town)

Rovos Rail – Pride of Africa. From Cape Town to Dar Es Salaam

http://www.tothevictoriafalls.com/vfpages/devel/bridge.html
http://www.rovos.com/journeys/victoria-falls
http://www.seat61.com/Zimbabwe.htm#.VnxvS79cp2A
http://www.trainsafaris.com/rovos-rail-victoria-falls.html
https://www.facebook.com/rcjmbluetrain


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Poets
Poet Tarryn Doherty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFae6FAVN2s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKw-nIOCV-o
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfJohcYxVoA

Herbert Ernest Dhlomo

http://remembered.co.za/herbert-isaac-ernest-dhlomo-2471
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/herbert-ernest-dhlomo
http://littleknownblacklibrarianfacts.blogspot.com/2012/10/hebert-isaac-ernest-dhlomo-zulu-writer.html
http://cybra.p.lodz.pl/Content/1175/vol03no2/everts_v03n2.html
http://pzacad.pitzer.edu/NAM/general/student-essays/lopez.htm

Bambatha kaMshini

http://omniafrikan.com/patheing-the-way-for-the-zulus-future/
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/dr-benedict-wallet-vilakazi
http://www.morphologicalconfetti.com/2009/01/benedict-wallet-vilakazi-zulu-poet.html
http://www.britannica.com/biography/Benedict-Wallet-Vilakazi
http://www.dacb.org/stories/southafrica/vilakazi_benedict.html
http://memim.com/benedict-wallet-vilakazi.html

Bambatha kaMshini

http://omniafrikan.com/patheing-the-way-for-the-zulus-future
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/dr-benedict-wallet-vilakazi
http://www.morphologicalconfetti.com/2009/01/benedict-wallet-vilakazi-zulu-poet.html
http://www.britannica.com/biography/Benedict-Wallet-Vilakazi
http://www.dacb.org/stories/southafrica/vilakazi_benedict.html
http://memim.com/benedict-wallet-vilakazi.html

ES’KIA MPHAHLELE: FATHER COME HOME
http://www.muthalnaidoo.co.za/book-reviews-othermenu-87/290-eskia-mphahlele-father-come-home

Es’kia (Ezekiel) Mphahlele, “On Negritude in Literature”
http://www.blackpast.org/1963-eskia-ezekiel-mphahlele-negritude-literature

Poet Diana Ferrus is an internationally-acclaimed South African poet, activist, and storyteller.


http://www.southafrica.info/about/history/saartjie.htm#.VkSuoitcp2A
http://mewlop.blogspot.com/2011/02/poem-for-sarah-baartman-diana-ferrus.html
http://dianaferrus.blogspot.com/
http://www.blacklooks.org/2012/09/ive-come-to-take-you-home-interview-with-diana-ferrus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxMQIjZLE7E

The Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman Story:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saartjie_Baartman
http://icarusfilms.com/new99/hottento.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-32499070
http://originalpeople.org/saartjie-sarah-baartman-hottentot-venus



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The Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert:




http://www.survivalinternational.org/tribes/bushmen
https://www.facebook.com/KalahariBushmen
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Poet Ingrid de Kok aka Ingrid Fiske:

http://ingriddekok.co.za
http://mg.co.za/article/2011-11-25-speaking-our-silences
https://stellllaaaaaaaa.wordpress.com/tag/andre-brink
Parts 1 through 6:

Parts 1 through 2:

More Poems:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kFVCB6jYbM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBrsrOeWKDc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOWSZCkAdG0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trSqq3Flc_I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6o2h9lKyHE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grXXlxznXYg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHl31v_gpZ8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYWrarVKaFE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyfyfggLs5E
https://vimeo.com/23169453

Great Railway Journeys – Michael Wood travels from Cape Town through the Karoo, Botswana, Bulawayo, Wankie (now Hwange), to the Victoria Falls. [Produced in 1979}


The Writings of Herman Charles Bosman:
after prison he started his own printing-press company and was part of a literary set in Johannesburg, associating with poets.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_Charles_Bosman
http://www.marico.co.za/HCBosman/Index.htmhttp://murderiseverywhere.blogspot.com/2012/03/herman-charles-bosman.html
http://mg.co.za/article/2013-12-20-00-the-good-the-bad-and-the-bosman
Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sytacke0cEI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbdYZp5-JC4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7rvzyqvNdk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKYSqqXBpOM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJltfrGttbY

The Writings of E’skia Mphahlele:

We believe in the Supreme Being. But because we are
closest to our ancestors, we have reverence for them.
They are our intercessors. They know the pain and joy
of living, so they are our main point of reference in our
relation to the immediate world around us. The Supreme
Being is a poetic conception whose presence we take for
granted, but which exists as an all-pervading vital force
in the mountains, rivers, valleys, and the plant and ani-
mal kingdoms. African oral poetry is also witness to these
forces, to this interconnectedness of human, animal, plant
and inanimate environments and the cosmos.

http://www.eskia.org.za
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/dr-eskia-mphahlele
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Es’kia_Mphahlele
http://www.blackpast.org/1963-eskia-ezekiel-mphahlele-negritude-literature

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yz5HwGDLWc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTOhHFoMqpc

The Netherlands-South African Railway

http://www.gutenberg.us/articles/Netherlands-South_African_Railway_Company

Poet Breyten Breytenbach

http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/breyten-breytenbach
http://www.stellenboschwriters.com/breyten.html
http://www.believermag.com/issues/200611/?read=interview_breytenbach
http://harpers.org/archive/2008/12/mandelas-smile
http://www.culturebase.net/artist.php?147
video poems:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anMgzd11qE8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NX4dLVdkyxM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97h1XKiUBpo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoDLa3sA88I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9P6ULMPiGg0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRmQdI1d5xk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMbUGzBrmsU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwDBZS3dVZU

Poet Oswald Mtshali

http://mg.co.za/multimedia/2012-09-03-mtshali-the-miner-2
http://writers-write-creative-blog.posthaven.com/literary-birthday-17-january-oswald-mbuyiseni-mtshali
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/23498/10/Mbuyiseni-Oswald-Mtshali
https://afrilingual.wordpress.com/2011/05/07/nightfall-in-soweto-oswald-mbuyiseni-mtshali/
http://www.konnectafrica.net/on-poet-oswald-mbuyiseni-mtshali-when-night-fell-in-soweto/
http://voiceseducation.org/content/oswald-mbuyiseni-mtshali-nightfall-soweto

Video Poems:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hk4V-ezzgSI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j34Typ4WfWM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ-57EL9fuY

Cape Town
http://capeholidays.info/the-steam-train-cape-town-to-simons-town/

Poet Mongane (Wally) Serote

http://www.tallstoriesbookshop.com/tall-in-the-land-of-stories/mongane-wally-serote-city-johannesburg
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/mongane-wally-serote
http://www.crosspathculture.org/path2/serote4.shtml
http://slipnet.co.za/view/event/the-soft-side-of-mongane-wally-serote/
http://www.jstor.org/stable/41801972?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
http://whoswho.co.za/mongane-serote-1970
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/15594/10/Mongane-Wally-Serote

Videos:

I CAN SAY from carles pamies on Vimeo.

https://vimeo.com/1187936
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Y7gD6VDQJI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJbhlh3wnsE

Poet James Mathew aka the Dissident Poet


http://badilishapoetry.com/james-matthews
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/james-david-matthews
http://africasacountry.com/2014/07/james-matthews-being-james-matthews
http://www.poetryarchive.org/poet/james-matthews
http://21icons.com/james-matthews
http://victordlamini.bookslive.co.za/blog/2007/09/24/podcast-the-voice-of-dissident-poet-james-matthews
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/pa-past-participants/71-pa-2002/716-james-matthews-south-africa
http://slipnet.co.za/view/event/meeting-a-dissident-poet-james-matthews

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBT3kG38LBY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vw8NZ_u6xQk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Y7gD6VDQJI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGcsxiOAIxE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoB_w8b6oDk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHctFZbwZkw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04lWkJezmDE

Poet Douglas Livingstone
http://www.literarytourism.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=46:douglas-livingstone&catid=13:authors&Itemid=28

Poet Sydney Clouts
‘I walk around the Cape, along Sea Point, along the promenade; I go down to the beach and I feel very keenly this dualism, this beauty and menace.’
‘Sydney Clouts speaking about his poetry’, (5 May 1980).

http://clearlywords.blogspot.com/p/poetry-is-death-cast-out.html
http://www.sallyalexander.com/2013/11/friday-poetry-dawn-hippo-by-sydney-clouts.html
http://nimnod.org/poetry/others/sclouts
http://www.bidorbuy.co.za/item/72222580/SYDNEY_CLOUTS_Collected_Poems.html
http://www.jstor.org/stable/40238695?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Stimela – Railway Poems of South Africa

Date Released: Fri, 27 February 2009
https://www.ru.ac.za/latestnews/2009/2009-02-271120.html
http://www.academia.edu/4260335/Stimela_Railway_Poems_of_South_Africa
http://www.researchgate.net/publication/29807321_Introduction_Stimela_Railway_Poems_of_South_Africa
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10131750903336312?journalCode=racr20
http://www.railwaysafrica.com/news/book-review-stimela


SA-Ts Book and Reference List – Railways of Southern Africa and East Africa
http://www.sa-transport.co.za/trains/ref_books/3.html

Poet Ruth Miller

https://anscissors.wordpress.com/tag/ruth-miller
https://homeiswheretheheartis91.wordpress.com/tag/ruth-miller
http://everything.explained.today/Ruth_Miller_%28poet%29
https://theartstack.com/artist/ruth-miller/about

Poet Lionel Abrahams

“The extreme moments of history often defeat poetry.
But if poetry endures … it has to go where journalism and historiography do not have to go … into the core of the individual experience, where the politics, the economics, the conflict and disruption are not just thought but undergone and felt …”


Photo Source:
https://www.tumblr.com/search/lionel%20abrahams
http://www.the-write-stuff.com.au/archives/vol-6
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/5380/10/Lionel-Abrahams
http://hubpages.com/literature/Two-of-my-favourite-poems-by-Lionel-Abrahams
http://www.news24.com/Entertainment/SouthAfrica/Author-Lionel-Abrahams-dies-20040531
https://www.tumblr.com/search/lionel%20abrahams

Poet Stephen Gray

http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/13304/10/Stephen-Gray
http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/stephen-gray-sa-writer-and-academic-born
http://www.jstor.org/stable/3820297

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtIp9yHl9Hk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFRM4XlDmrc

Poet Arthur Kenneth Nortje

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Nortje

Poet Pascal Mafika Gwala

http://www.literarytourism.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=158:mafika-pascal-gwala-&catid=13:authors&Itemid=28
http://chimurengachronic.co.za/poets-are-hurting/
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/mafika-pascal-gwala
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poem/item/18114
http://www.thesouthafrican.com/legendary-writer-mafika-gwala-dies/
http://bookslive.co.za/blog/2014/09/09/rip-mafika-gwala-1946-%E2%80%93-2014


Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md85kLG3kBk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX2DiX1R-0M
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBYLDAAYrQM

Poet Wopko Jensma


http://www.art-archives-southafrica.ch/JENSMA.htm
http://hubpages.com/literature/I-write-you-from-afar—Wopko-Jensma-enigmatic-poet-of-Africa
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/wopko-jensma
http://kaganof.com/kagablog/2007/10/12/an-encounter-with-wopko-jensma
http://www.frieze.com/issue/article/new_canons
https://www.facebook.com/Wopko-Jensma-49133785578
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_5aXVF-wZk

Poet Karen Press

http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/5378/10/Karen-Press
http://www.carcanet.co.uk/cgi-bin/indexer?owner_id=583
http://www.pnreview.co.uk/cgi-bin/scribe?item_id=1537
http://versindaba.co.za/tag/karen-press
http://chimurengachronic.co.za/folk-dancing-for-beginners-2
http://www.africamediaonline.com/search/previewpage/57_421

Poet Tatamkhulu Afrika

Tatamkhulu Afrika from Walk Tall Media on Vimeo.

http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/tatamkhulu-afrika
http://allpoetry.com/Tatamkhulu-Afrika
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poem/item/5497
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zf4hfg8

Videos:
https://vimeo.com/67124950
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Euzhc5YUJQs

Poet Dennis Brutus
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/dennis-brutus
http://www.haymarketbooks.org/pb/Poetry-and-Protest-A-Dennis-Brutus-Reader
http://www.democracynow.org/2009/12/28/dennis_brutus_1924_2009_south_african
http://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/interview-with-dennis-brutus
https://sueddie.wordpress.com/2013/04/27/if-this-life-is-all-we-have-a-poem-by-dennis-brutus/
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1087429944600436
http://www.africansuccess.org/visuFiche.php?id=356&lang=en
http://theragblog.blogspot.com/2010/01/south-africas-dennis-brutus-poet-for.html
https://www.facebook.com/Dennis-Brutus-67857766908/

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNAfhW_kzn0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RRLnEo85xw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzT0vwogJeI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RtuWT9MTSw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8TpLXrhqok
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWWviijYKZg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeHS9Ed_9Hc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1SVNab7FRk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08sKUvQRzo0

Poet Seithlamo Motsapi

http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/5385/10/Seitlhamo-Motsapi
http://www.deepsouth.co.za/publishing/earthextract.html
http://www.substancebooks.co.za/content/view/66/62/
http://www.jstor.org/stable/41068653?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Poet Kofi Awoonor
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/23671/23670/Kofi-Awoonor
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/kofi-awoonor
http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/letter-from-nairobi-i-will-say-it-
https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/gallows-once
http://www.ozy.com/flashback/remembering-the-poet-who-dreamed-of-a-united-africa/33643
http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/09/22/read-one-of-kofi-awoonors-final-poems
http://www.myjoyonline.com/news/2014/March-21st/world-poetry-day-a-collection-of-poems-by-kofi-awoonor.php
http://www.goafricafund.com/2011/03/29/a-poem-by-kofi-awoonor
http://pulse.ng/prose_poetry/poem-of-the-week-song-of-sorrow-by-kofi-awoonor-id4001234.html
http://storyacious.com/2013/11/02/weekend-poem-across-new-dawn-kofi-awoonor-rip

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpNKRe9W2xk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yNlrkiiJnE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2daDcXaQk6g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhZy3G5YOVQ

Poet B. Kojo Laing

http://www.ghananation.com/mobile/biography/16538-b-kojo-laing.html
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/kojo-laing
http://www.jrank.org/literature/pages/4704/B-Kojo-Laing-%28Bernard-Kojo-Laing%29.html
http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2012/06/ghanaian_author_kojo_laing_s_search_sweet_country_reviewed_by_uzodmina_iweala_.html

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHKD8s1utWs

Poet Niyi Osundare

http://www.african-writing.com/osundare.htm
http://www.worldliteraturetoday.org/2014/may-august/two-poems-niyi-osundare
http://www.ajol.info/index.php/afrrev/article/view/43607
http://www.tennesseewilliams.net/conversation-with-niyi-osundare

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70xbbZs925Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdOjNYFI7bs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNLbbhVJLAs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHeTloOCyGM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vapygsFFtQk

Poet Robert Berold
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/15081/10/Robert-Berold
http://robertberold.bookslive.co.za/blog/2008/09/22/two-poems-from-two-books
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/pa-past-participants/65-pa-2003/888-robert-berold-south-african
http://badilishapoetry.com/robert-berold
http://www.literarytourism.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=658:robert-berold&catid=13:authors&Itemid=28

and more

Poetry 99: 20 South African poets in performance from Black Letter Media on Vimeo.
https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=11400
http://bostonreview.net/poetry/peter-anderson-kim-cooper-new-south-african-poetry
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Languages In Africa:
Lingala
http://www.omniglot.com/writing/lingala.htm
https://lobalingala.wordpress.com
https://www.livelingua.com/project/fsi/Lingala
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8acD9DOxIrnHDEdOMh15WQ

Poet Antjie Krog
http://mg.co.za/article/2015-10-16-words-of-passion-and-power-from-antjie-krog
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/5372
http://bookslive.co.za/blog/2015/06/29/an-inappropriate-text-for-an-appropriate-evening-read-antjie-krogs-keynote-address-from-the-2015-sunday-times-literary-awards
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/antje-krog
http://htmlgiant.com/author-spotlight/skinned-an-interview-with-antjie-krog
http://www.thewhitereview.org/poetry/three-new-poems
http://versindaba.co.za/2012/01/12/antjie-krog-vert
http://www.litnet.co.za/antjie-krog-1952
http://badilishapoetry.com/antjie-krog

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAxq1tijOY4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsNuaNeWKsI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNamu1Njkzc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOWSZCkAdG0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqOTSqfbXYg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDkMgTfp-lQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFAsqNQk_zs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAERRPF8RS8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKkWo1zhlSg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bv3doHFLbQM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FaGAPPu_zI

Poet Kingsley Fairbridge

His Road
by Kingsley Fairbridge
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Behold, my son, the wheel-scarr’d road!
Be shamed, and be afraid,
For we, the first, were greater men
Than those for whom we made.
We wrought in death and hunger,
We fought the veld — we few!
Behold, this effort of our hands,
This road we built for you….

We struggled through the dongas,
We strove against the height
Until the further stars stoop’d down
To mock us in the fight.
The swinging axes drew us on,
The ringing blasts broke through;
See here, — the powder staining still
The road we built for you.

We link’d the Known and Unknown, —
The Known that did not care! —
Cared not, we knew, but labour’d on
For spoils we should not bear.
We sow’d, ye reap. We had our cake,
We cannot eat it, too;
Yet, in the image of our hearts,
We carved this road for you.

Out of great hope we plann’d the Road…
And with great toil we made
This rain-wash’d trail — this wooden bridge —
So grass grown and decay’d.
Whiles then the gods had envied us,
When every length was new,
Now who can blame them who despise
This road we built for you?

This useless thing of sand and grass!
Unsightly bridge and frail! —
Dead stumps and riven stones speak not
To those who use the Rail.
But, son, no single mile we made
Without long toil — we few!
Remember then those dauntless hands
That built this road for you!

https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/html/1807/4350/poet115.html
http://www.poetrynook.com/poet/kingsley-fairbridge
https://archive.org/details/cu31924013256031
http://www.liquisearch.com/kingsley_fairbridge
http://fightforfairbridge.net
http://fairbridgekids.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingsley_Fairbridge

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gz8H5iE33lE

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The Poetry of the Anglo-Boer War:
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https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~pvm/HardyBWar/poetry.html
http://www.jstor.org/stable/3818321?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Henry Newbolt
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Newbolt
http://www.firstworldwar.com/poetsandprose/newbolt.htm
Taken from the enemy
https://archive.org/details/takenfromenemy00newb
Videos:
https://vimeo.com/47368318
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oWiZsvhgjY

Rudyard Kipling
The Absent Minded Beggar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTGTsI7W6yU
https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~pvm/HardyBWar/poems.html#tobeggaranchor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oozEox5SttI
The Dykes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzE09W8935s

Alfred Austin
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Austin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PkAAKTTpOQ&list=PLUSRfoOcUe4bSzzKKDnPcp6cqFak1CS6M

William Ernest Henley
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Ernest_Henley
http://www.readcentral.com/chapters/William-Ernest-Henley/The-Song-of-the-Sword-and-Other-Verses/002
http://www.readbookonline.net/readOnLine/61072
videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LDFSwj744s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqlMRdpGe9g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pJcwnS1c0I

Algernon Charles Swinburne
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algernon_Charles_Swinburne
https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~pvm/HardyBWar/poems.html#totransanchor
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/35402/35402-h/35402-h.htm
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/swinburne/acsbio1.html
http://swinburnearchive.indiana.edu/swinburne/view#docId=swinburne/acs0000503-01.xml
Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Algernon+Charles+Swinburne

Thomas Hardy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hardy
https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~pvm/HardyBWar/poems.html#todepartanchor
http://www.online-literature.com/hardy
https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~pvm/HardyBWar/poems.html#toxmasanchor
videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfTTKsJL6wc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg82bMxf5Rk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROMhxTi-Doc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmAVtFkr1R8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSBeWRGLPQc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXatOXeh6i8

William Watson
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Watson_%28poet%29
video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKuViCQr5hE

Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_William_Hodgson_Crosland
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We who use words enjoy a peculiar advantage over our fellows. We cannot tell a lie. However much we may wish to do so, we only of educated men and women cannot tell a lie—in our working hours. The more subtly we attempt it, the more certainly do we betray some aspect of truth concerning the life of our age.

It is with us as with timber. Every knot and shake in a board reveals some disease or injury that overtook the log when it was growing. A gentleman named Jean Pigeon, who once built a frame house for me, put this in a nutshell. He said: `Everything which a tree she has experienced in the forest she takes with her into the house.’ That is the law for us all, each in his or her own land.’ __Rudyard Kipling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dlo5BQSLyXo
http://www.openculture.com/…/rare_1933_film_the_great_story…
http://www.kiplingsociety.co.uk/XXXVI_text.htm
http://www.foliosociety.com/author/rudyard-kipling
If
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/If%E2%80%94
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tK4HDCIr_E8

“The White Man’s Burden:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_White_Man’s_Burden
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mikvj-BhtPE

Recessional
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recessional_%28poem%29
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WBra_BjJQY

Hubert H. Harrison

The Black Mans Burden
(A Reply to Rudyard Kipling) in When Africa Awakes
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Harrison
When Africa Awakes: The “inside Story” of the Stirrings and Strivings of the …
By Hubert H. Harrison
https://books.google.com/books?id=3G1DAQAAMAAJ
http://www.expo98.msu.edu/people/harrison.htm
http://www.blackpast.org/perspectives/hubert-harrison-voice-early-20th-century-harlem-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heBKm1ytd5Q

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Roy ‘Zulu’ Blades’ Campbell
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Campbell_%28poet%29
http://www.fadedpage.com/books/20140896/html.php
http://www.catholicauthors.com/roy_campbell.html
http://www.kirkcenter.org/index.php/bookman/article/the-truth-about-roy-campbell
https://www.questia.com/library/661903/light-on-a-dark-horse-an-autobiography-1901-1935
https://mvlturner.wordpress.com/tag/the-flaming-terrapin
http://allpoetry.com/Roy–Campbell
http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/ignatius-royston-dunnachie-roy-campbell-sa-satirical-poet-born-durban

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMgbIB0MLGo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wD8jrtHfwk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr1d_x2V3mM

Poets William Charles Franklyn Plomer
videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvGLgSGXz5o
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HOPMOrgSR4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9iD_Pc5SY8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjAyG3PqylA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PKndiZDjM4

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/opera/10130715/William-Plomer-The-forgotten-link-between-Britten-and-Bond.html
http://www.inst.at/trans/15Nr/04_07/naude15.htm
http://jcl.sagepub.com/content/38/2/41.extract
https://books.google.com/books?id=JXdhBAAAQBAJ
The Cambridge History of South African Literature
edited by David Attwell, Derek Attridge
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Plomer

Poet Mattheus Uys Krige
http://www.stellenboschwriters.com/krigeuys.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uys_Krige

Poet Keorapetse Kgositsile
All cultural explorers. . . start off from specific roots which color their vision and define the allegiances of the work of art they produce.

&
But any Time is with us. And if we take control to shape our attitude and reshape our memories, that time is always now, — our time for the best possible uses of our lives.

http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/5379
http://www.lyrikline.org/en/poems/anguish-longer-sorrow-5908#.Vo5MtL9cp2A
http://www.loc.gov/poetry/africanpoets/african-kgositsile.html
http://www.sampsoniaway.org/literary-voices/2012/06/25/%E2%80%9Cthis-is-who-i-am-%E2%80%9D-a-conversation-with-poet-keorapetse-kgositsile
http://www.news24.com/Archives/City-Press/The-Interview-Keorapetse-Kgositsile-The-burden-of-the-poet-laureate-20150429
http://www.unisa.ac.za/news/index.php/2012/09/poet-laureate-keorapetse-kgositsile-lifelong-education-is-key
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/keorapetse-william-kgositsile

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D54QDViQGDA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6RXqJwOvMM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdnII5ciJMo
https://vimeo.com/7014327

Poet Allan Kolski Horwitz:
http://www.golden-arrow.net/allan
http://allafrica.com/stories/201411030786.html
http://www.thedailyvox.co.za/the-weekly-dissident-allan-kolski-horwitz-on-poetry-and-trade-unions
http://www.oulitnet.co.za/relax/allan_horwitz_interview.asp
https://peonymoon.wordpress.com/tag/allan-kolski-horwitz-poet

Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GWdliQgfJE

Poet Patricia Schonstein
http://www.patriciaschonstein.com
http://patriciaschonstein.bookslive.co.za/blog/2015/02/06/reading-love-poems-at-chandler-house
http://patriciaschonstein.bookslive.co.za/blog/2011/12/07/three-graves-and-a-gate-poems-by-kobus-moolman-modikwe-dikobe-jane-fox-and-uys-krige
http://badilishapoetry.com/patricia-schonstein

Poet Donald Parenzee
https://www.ru.ac.za/isea/macw/mellonwritersinresidence/donaldparenzee
http://oppidanpress.com/poetry-as-part-of-the-everyday

Poet Isabella Motadinyane
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/12314/10/Isabella-Motadinyane
http://badilishapoetry.com/isabella-motadinyane/

Poet Denis Hirson

http://www.ifas.org.za/index.php/books/events-and-news-books/508-south-africa-a-literary-journey-by-denis-hirson
http://www.africabookclub.com/?p=6099
http://www.jacana.co.za/our-authors-46564/58-jacana/author-pages/1259-denis-hirson

Poet Mosaja Msiza

http://damir-nis.wix.com/kwesukela#!masoja-msiza/c1g9l
http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sowetan/archive/2010/01/05/msiza-is-doing-it-for-himself
http://152.111.1.87/argief/berigte/dailysun/2011/01/12/DJ/22/Stagehope.html
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/pa-past-participants/60-pa-2008/688-masoja-msiza-south-africa
zama zama movie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=temaxCBovWg

Poet Jessica Mbangeni

http://badilishapoetry.com/jessica-mbangeni
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/pa-past-participants/56-pa-2012/709-jessica-mbangeni-south-africa
http://www.poetrypotion.com/poet-profile-jessica-mbangeni-the-slamming-imbongihttp://www.jango.com/music/Jessica+Mbangeni

Poet Seas of Me
https://www.wattpad.com/user/seasofme

Poet Koleka Putuma
https://www.facebook.com/Koleka-Putuma-Artist-174992479276411
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ep5AaI4JXfI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5LRPY_lmmw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rENgmBEXLs

Poet Genna Gardini
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ep5AaI4JXfI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQ0SEZyU8XI
http://badilishapoetry.com/genna-gardini
https://peonymoon.wordpress.com/2011/11/28/genna-gardini-two-poems
http://aerodrome.co.za/poem-goodbye-to-rosie-2

Poet Makhafula Vilakazi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7jAeDPL1sk
https://www.facebook.com/MakhafulaVilakaziPoetry
https://soundcloud.com/makhafula-vilakazi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jqicg-DNQXU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLTp2DwVe5A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwsdiCTdrDw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP45BZqkAU0

Poet Khoi Kollektif who is Jethro Louw, aka the Khoisan Poet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-kpYFNB-no
http://badilishapoetry.com/jethro-louw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62qVyu4nrmY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PeBZ9rPe9I

Poet Puno Selesho
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uff4FOBzSvI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkyIUxm9dWw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1rB0NPvqL4

Poet Julie Wangombe aka Victor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jyVaM_1nWA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRmBP0j9QiM
http://juliewangombe.com

Poet Tumelo Khoza
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GieJ6QN2BSY
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/pa-past-participants/56-pa-2012/768-tumelo-khoza-south-africa

Poet Page Ngwenya
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/poetry-africa-2014/pa2014-participants/542-page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnGjD3bp6vk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8lZfm_qYEk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYDx-Ei2eDc

Poet Tumelo Khoza
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GieJ6QN2BSY
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/pa-past-participants/56-pa-2012/768-tumelo-khoza-south-africa

Genetics = Janette…ikz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8vfAVrVGJI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5N6dc5oBKE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2oWShrApG0
https://www.facebook.com/iamgenetics
http://www.mysteriousgenetics.com

Leshego the Favoured Poet
https://leshegokekana.wordpress.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kYqoxGNPmE
https://soundcloud.com/leshego-the-favoured-poet

Maya Wegerif
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdwLYmip1VE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjuwBENdpes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiLxToxHZxo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nT-u_OXSH0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlssG718dDQ
https://www.facebook.com/Maya-The-Poet-104053156331411

Mutombo da Poet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyQIJQ6GpYk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGu5YsEIEjI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyQIJQ6GpYk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bKpM4NDQ2k
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mfw54cLJkfg
http://mutombodapoet.bandcamp.com
https://www.facebook.com/MutomboDaPoet

Pumza Williams
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSx-auxxHSc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wg4O6k30WdY

Gombilla Tofic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwKDZXCj090
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1hvRmKfRqg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpPe3Zb3owI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PXg5xED-ic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HySlN3xWKa0
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gombilla-TOFIC/382008461981699
http://gombilla.blogspot.com
https://gombillatofic.wordpress.com

Lesego-Rampolokeng
https://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/south_atlantic_quarterly/v103/103.4rampolokeng.pdf
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/444/10/Lesego-Rampolokeng
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YfM21MUT64
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSpuO8Im7m8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENLnTSR15IM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKtk5TYT-3c
https://www.facebook.com/LesegoRampolokeng
https://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/south_atlantic_quarterly/v103/103.4rampolokeng.pdf
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/444/10/Lesego-Rampolokeng

Quaz Roodt
https://quazism.wordpress.com
https://soundcloud.com/quaz-slamwell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuqmLT64nPE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duvwqmglVuc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLHOjibPO_I
https://www.facebook.com/Quaz-Slamwell-167047973305212/

Joy Dlamini
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcW-6U269KM

Philip de Vos
http://www.stellenboschwriters.com/devosph.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=db8VZXs1s2M
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJ6XbDMQqVA
https://www.facebook.com/seapointlib/videos/1649442308635659

Patricia Schonstein
http://www.patriciaschonstein.com
http://badilishapoetry.com/patricia-schonstein/

Kojo Baffoe
http://kojobaffoe.com
http://imperfectpoetry.blogspot.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kojo-Baffoe/150997567175
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpSyLaZJJ_k
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kojo_Baffoe

Maakomele Manaka
https://vimeo.com/79291290
http://badilishapoetry.com/maakomele-manaka
http://makmanaka.blogspot.com/2012/02/us-and-disability-by-maakomele-manaka.html
https://poetryfarm.wordpress.com/2013/06/28/mak-manaka-bio

Anna Varney-Wong
http://badilishapoetry.com/anna-varney-wong
http://thanalonline.com/en/page.asp?ID=193

Kelwyn Sole
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/16012/10/Kelwyn-Sole
http://blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_american_poetry/2012/07/kelwyn-sole-south-african-poetry-.html
http://www.poetryarchive.org/poet/kelwyn-sole

Mxolisi Nyezwa
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/5382/10/Mxolisi-Nyezwa
http://dyehardinterviews.blogspot.com/2012/01/mxolisi-nyezwa-new-dawn-for-poetry.html
http://badilishapoetry.com/mxolisi-nyezwa

Siphiwe ka Ngwenya
http://badilishapoetry.com/siphiwe-ka-ngwenya
http://citybreathproject.blogspot.com/2008/07/begging.html
http://botsotso.org.za/2013/05/two-poems-by-sphiwe-ka-ngwenya
http://transdada3.blogspot.com/2006/04/siphiwe-ka-ngwenya.html

Joan Metelerkamp
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/16936/10/Joan-Metelerkamp
https://peonymoon.wordpress.com/tag/joan-metelerkamp
http://conversationswithwriters.blogspot.com/2009/12/interview-joan-metelerkamp.html
http://www.literarytourism.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=716:joan-metelerkamp&catid=13:authors&Itemid=28

Colleen Higgs
http://badilishapoetry.com/colleen-higgs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZKxNn7NziU
https://peonymoon.wordpress.com/2011/01/10/colleen-higgss-lava-lamp-poems

Alan Finlay
http://www.whatispoetry.net/authors/finlay
https://peonymoon.wordpress.com/tag/alan-finlay-poems

Vonani Bila
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/12611/10/Vonani-Bila

Bronwyn Law-Viljoen
http://thisisaerodrome.com/fiction-if-you-go-down-to-the-woods-bronwyn-law-viljoen

Richard Quaz
https://quazism.wordpress.com/tag/poet-quaz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLHOjibPO_I
http://theblmstore.bookslive.co.za/blog/2012/07/16/qa-with-poet-quaz

Bernadine Evaristo

http://bevaristo.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jXSPTNEDIc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7OP5JBrQkA
http://www.poetryarchive.org/poet/bernardine-evaristo

Ari Sitas
http://badilishapoetry.com/ari-sitas
http://unisapress.bookslive.co.za/blog/2015/11/04/read-4-poems-by-ari-sitas-including-marikana-and-varanasi
http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2012-09-24-marikana-putting-words-to-tragedy/#.VpGt479cp2A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5aBfKm5Y7g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JdciLwV9ys
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DieEdoP1LeM

Thuli Zuma
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tegq84YaQJo
https://wordnsound.wordpress.com/2014/09/02/poet-thuli-zuma-to-debut-on-the-wordnsound-series-stage/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oznJkYqcDXk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LDYXGyjtY0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPhBhHcxkac
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAIDJKr-zJQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NewAQZ721zY

Thando Fuze
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ktO3SuPoxM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdDD5cMjftg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOFeV9w297w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHA3qNqpa8Q

David Wa Maahlamela
http://davidwamaahlamela.bookslive.co.za/about
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDe4KgIaQUI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cncfrWnSDBA

Rantoloko Molokoane
http://badilishapoetry.com/rantoloko-molokoane
https://www.facebook.com/Rantoloko-The-Truth-Molokoane-204023842972219
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zljUxa1U14
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhACdg-2mws

Gabeba Baderoon
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/5375/Gabeba-Baderoon
http://www.gabeba.com/main/about.htm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEJPVX1YibQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXrijakuRu4

Ewok — a.k.a. Iain Gregory Robinson, Creamy Ewok Baggends
http://badilishapoetry.com/ewok
http://www.lyrikline.org/en/poems/revolution-will-not-be-televised-5977#.VzWxvr-GP-o
https://www.facebook.com/iainEWOKrobinson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YH7O-Q7tQds
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8T3YjuM6rg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S15gzQpHmEY

Bukhosi Nyathi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqfgb26SWjE
http://thelegacyproject.co.za/596-bukhosi-nyathi-poet-sculptor-painter-art-teacher
https://soundcloud.com/lords-pen/black-got-flow-bukhosi-is-a-south-african-poet-he-is-made-of-love-he-is-madeofblack
http://www.ubukhosi.co.za
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUtLNCdnOFw

Natalia Molebatsi
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/pa2013-participant-bios/76-natalia-molebatsi-south-africa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TI5fxtkuk5M
http://badilishapoetry.com/natalia-molebatsi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPrfJwppfQ4
https://geosireads.wordpress.com/2013/08/11/interview-with-south-african-writer-natalia-molebatsi
https://soundcloud.com/leo-virgili/natalia-molebatsi-the-soul-making-now
http://www.nataliamolebatsi.co.za

Vangile Makwakwa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtPy2UOHVgc
http://www.stellenbosch.travel/vangile-makwakwa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kzm_IxALxM

Lesika Wa Ha Dipholo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6TEhueydnA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KnhVAf7nM4
http://banabakgwalepoetry.blogspot.com/2010/02/mantswe-sa-hlokeng-lentswe-by-lesika-wa.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C663aIWYIyY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0k3upZr1Oc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Glj7YaiBiR0

Tshegofatso Sebitloane
http://badilishapoetry.com/tshegofatso-sebitloane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXxpsadOp8Y

Mphutlane wa Bofelo
http://www.poetrypotion.com/poet-profile-mphutlane-wa-bofelo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdrD2P-Ub5U

Veronica Malakoane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKjB56w9Rfc

Obert Dube
http://obertdube.com
https://soundcloud.com/obert-dube
https://www.facebook.com/Obert-Dube-Award-Winning-Poet-520112318167501

Rustum Kozain
http://www.kozain.com
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/11244/10/Rustum-Kozain
http://www.kwela.com/authors/2780
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/pa-past-participants/56-pa-2012/761-rustum-kozain-south-africa
http://www.pambazuka.org/governance/interview-rustum-kozain
http://badilishapoetry.com/rustum-kozain/rustum-kozain
Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0p-pTC0LZE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHQAlgkH4Mw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nhkMXkB7MA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAyepbEZc30
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uh0Ei-EHyLg

Gus Ferguson
http://badilishapoetry.com/gus-ferguson
http://scenicsouth.co.za/coffee-with-gus-ferguson-poet-and-cartoonist-in-fish-hoek
http://blakefriedmann.co.uk/gus-ferguson
http://slipnet.co.za/tag/gus-ferguson
http://bookslive.co.za/blog/2015/07/23/the-best-tribute-one-can-pay-to-a-poet-is-to-read-his-poetry-kalk-bay-books-celebrates-gus-fergusons-75th
Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WKTqUd8HRA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zy8m2ic2tPA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtV5szJbjFE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aw2twCn0vZc

Adam Small

http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/18033/10/Adam-Small

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJqJQvaRACY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGm6tfVfbPo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPypndsS6I4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brPbDFqIeik

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Staffrider
https://www.lensculture.com/articles/marco-casino-staff-riding
http://chimurengalibrary.co.za/staffriding-the-frontline-an-essay-by-lesego-rampolokeng
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staffrider
https://vimeo.com/83486021
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Chapter 2
The San People-
The five special clicks are written /, //, ≠, ! and Θ. The names of the five /Xam teachers who shared their customs and beliefs with Bleek and Lloyd in their own language are (with the Western names they were given) /A!kuηta (Klaas Stoffel), //Kabbo (Oud Jantje Tooren), Diä!kwain (David Hoesar), /Haη≠kass’o (Klein Jantje Tooren) and ≠Kasiη (Klaas Katkop).

=
Hashaani – hunters
Dionga & nubbo – arrow
Tunyambo – tshega (boys traditional underwear)
Ku muthitu – in the deep jungle
Nyime – lion
Mumbashe – giraffes
Yimende – hunting knives for skinning a hunter’s kill
Dihuudi – liver
Ku poona – to grill/braai
Dikuro – big pot
Thinyaako – mahuri (at the back yard)

by Mambo Ntema

http://traditionscustoms.com/people/san-people
http://interesting-africa-facts.com/Africa-Landforms/Kalahari-Desert-Facts.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWUlrTJoE70
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1wx6j9_africa-episode-1-kalahari_tv
http://traditionscustoms.com/people/san-people
http://www.survivalinternational.org/tribes/bushmen
http://holesinmysoles.blogspot.com/2010/11/10-san-bushaman-tips-for-survival-in.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/hunted-by-their-own-government-the-fight-to-save-kalahari-bushmen-8904934.html
http://www.peoplesoftheworld.org/hosted/juhoansi
http://www.circleofblue.org/2009/world/james-workman-heart-of-dryness-the-rule-of-water-for-botswanas-bushmen

Bushmen in a Victorian World: The Remarkable Story of the Bleek-Lloyd
https://books.google.com/books?id=cNdLCETNRh8C
http://lloydbleekcollection.cs.uct.ac.za/stories.html

Poetry is a Pain Killer.

In Memoriam A.H.H. by Lord Alfred Tennyson.
http://www.online-literature.com/tennyson/718
http://www.bl.uk/romantics-and-victorians/articles/in-memoriam
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/45341
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FF-UUwtPWs
Specimens of Bushman Folklore by W. H. I. Bleek and L. C. Lloyd
http://www.sacred-texts.com/afr/sbf


Olive Emilie Albertina Schreiner
https://rickrozoff.wordpress.com/…/olive-schreiner-give-me-
https://rickrozoff.wordpress.com/…/olive-schreiner-the-bes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUOFxG4SQC0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxVewAkgizA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ip31roBOMJk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XlEoq0hCg4
http://www.english.wisc.edu/amcclintock/schreiner.htm
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/schreiner/bio.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olive_Schreiner
https://www.oliveschreiner.org

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South Africa Train Cab Ride:
https://www.youtube.com/user/01lawsda/videos


The Lost City of the Kalahari by Gilarmi Farin
http://www.detectivekubu.com/Mantis/The_Lost_City_of_the_Kalahari.html
http://murderiseverywhere.blogspot.com/2011/07/lost-city-of-kalahari.html
http://unmyst3.blogspot.com/2010/03/lost-city-of-kalahari.html
http://www.lookandlearn.com/blog/27650/the-ruins-of-ancient-cities-lie-beneath-the-sands-of-the-kalahari-desert
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=223DL3-Q7gc

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. __ Mark Twain
Mark Twain in South Africa &c &c
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/112449321916703615/
http://www.twainquotes.com/intervie…/Interview18May1896.html
http://www.jstor.org/stable/41641520…
http://yawnyarko.blogspot.com/…/mark-twain-diamonds-in-afri…
https://archive.org/details/kingleopoldssol00twaigoog
http://www.internationalist.org/marktwain3.html
Anti-imperialist writings by Mark Twain – 10. King Leopold’s Soliloquy, Part 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHgkxOBckfI
http://www.marktwainproject.org
http://www.marktwainjournal.com

The Life & Writings of Poet Harry “The Breaker” Harbord Morant:
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http://www.breakermorant.com
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1281411/posts
http://australiangreatwarpoetry.blogspot.com/2015/01/harry-harbord-breaker-morant.html
http://www.southaustralianhistory.com.au/breakermorant.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaker_Morant
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cN-wl2Duwro
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGrlewsaFSo
Breaker Morant 1980 Movie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUrVN-4WpH4

Ingrid Jonker

http://ingridjonker.nl
http://allpoetry.com/Ingrid-Jonker
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/11226/10/Ingrid-Jonker
Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKe0EST5N24
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0uCLdt-Ci4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mpQK8N36Ng
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPr7gfUoFt0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3rydadInbo

the Sestigers
https://diesestigers.wordpress.com/about/
http://www.thejournalist.org.za/spotlight/he-shone-brightly-as-a-sestiger

Mental Health & the Sylvia Plat Effect
http://www.davidsongifted.org/db/Articles_id_10187.aspx
http://www.apa.org/monitor/nov03/plath.aspx

Poet Diederik Johannes Opperman, best known as Dirk
http://www.literarytourism.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=514:dj-opperman&catid=13:authors&Itemid=28
http://www.mieliestronk.com/skryfdjopper.html
http://www.stellenboschwriters.com/opperman.html
http://america.pink/opperman_1142123.html
http://boereafrikana.com/Mense/Digters/DJ_Opperman/DJ_Opperman.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_D0zbdfNnU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIVmcFRm_kU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ubc2TGO1NM

Poet Bartholomeus Jacobus Smit aka Bartho Smit
http://barthosmit.blogspot.com/
http://esat.sun.ac.za/index.php/Bartho_Smit
http://www.literator.org.za/index.php/literator/article/view/992/1164
http://www.springbokboeke.co.za/html/bartho_smit_boeklys.html

Christiaan Johan Chris Barnard
http://www.nb.co.za/Authors/211
A family’s life in the Karoo (a semi-desert area in South Africa) is changed when a travelling circus leaves behind a clown .
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7JGMGzK5Bk
http://bookslive.co.za/blog/2015/12/28/rip-chris-barnard-1939-2015/

Poet Rudolf Johannes van Niekerk (Dolf)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jqkgrF6zBU
http://versindaba.co.za/gedigte/dolf-van-niekerk
http://www.nb.co.za/Authors/255
http://esat.sun.ac.za/index.php/Dolf_van_Niekerk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jqkgrF6zBU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGjTRrBXbtc

Sounding the Cape: Music, Identity and Politics in South Africa
By Denis-Constant Martin
https://books.google.com/books?id=2MU1vxkY16EC
The Heinemann Book of South African Short Stories
https://books.google.com/books?id=jlZjbIwzP6kC
The Cambridge History of South African Literature
edited by David Attwell, Derek Attridge
https://books.google.com/books?id=JXdhBAAAQBAJ&pg=PT501
Ingrid Jonker: Poet under Apartheid By Louise Viljoen
https://books.google.com/books?id=OQZyKRKTUwEC

Sexy sestigers oppie stoep Deel 1 & 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CznQbDbf7Ak
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRVKN7f5bQs
http://www.thejournalist.org.za/spotlight/he-shone-brightly-as-a-sestiger

Poet Uys Krige:

http://www.woorde.co.za/Digters/Uys_Krige.html
http://www.boereafrikana.com/Mense/Digters/Uys_Krige/Die_seemeeu_Uys_Krige.html
https://www.goodreads.com/author/list/732492.Uys_Krige
http://remembered.co.za/mattheus-uys-krige-1779
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0929475/?ref_=nm_knf_t1
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/rd/b1b72f61-5aff-4401-ba5b-d270e114d5ae
http://davidkrutprojects.com/artworks/uys-krige-by-francois-krige
Song Dedicated to Him: Daniel Eeuwrick – Aan Uys Krige (Ingrid Jonker)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30X2zmZkYfI
Poem & Letters
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCWCKr50zkA
Nic de Jager read a poem by Uys Krige
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxoJ8_1Q5t4
Jan Sebastian Rabie:

http://www.stellenboschwriters.com/rabijan.html
https://diesestigers.wordpress.com/jan-rabie
http://www.humanrousseau.com/authors/912

Andre Brink
https://www.facebook.com/AndreBrinkAuthor
https://literature.britishcouncil.org/writer/andre-brink
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1409320.Andr_Brink
http://www.litnet.co.za/flame-in-the-snow-the-love-letters-of-andre-brink-and-ingrid-jonker
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8NHq6n1_C4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GmooLlRcuA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmxEEhVexbY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAyepbEZc30
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8yE-mn-E_8
https://vimeo.com/75478012

Andre Brink on Writing-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnCd7rxVavg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zH_UcQwG2Fg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdH222YjUdM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuJ_wZufdtU

Christopher Hope
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2006/oct/21/featuresreviews.guardianreview16
http://articles.latimes.com/1988-05-22/books/bk-5013_1_christopher-hope
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/07/19/books/trekking-through-darkest-london-christopher-hope-218-pp-new-york-farrar-straus.html?pagewanted=all
https://aswiftexit.co.uk/2015/09/24/8-poems-for-everyday-love-no-2-argos-in-liverpool-by-christopher-hope

BOOKS:
http://www.capetalk.co.za/articles/13066/libraries-are-essential-in-a-country-where-books-are-so-pricey

Encyclopedia of African Literature edited by Simon Gikand
https://books.google.com/books?id=iuKAAgAAQBAJ
European-language Writing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Part 1
https://books.google.com/books?id=gt07FgJovZEC
A History of South African Literature By Christopher Heywood
https://books.google.com/books?id=61C3iuEsG2cC&pg=PA241
Intricacy: A Meditation on Memory By Michael Cope
https://books.google.com/books?id=m_OsbjWJ81kC
Africa: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society [3 volumes]: An Encyclopedia … edited by Toyin Falola Ph.D., Daniel Jean-Jacques
https://books.google.com/books?id=YjoVCwAAQBAJ
Understanding Namibia: The Trials of Independence By Henning Melber
https://books.google.com/books?id=bcKHCwAAQBAJ
Tricksters and Trancers: Bushman Religion and Society Tekijät Mathias Georg Guenther
https://books.google.fi/books?id=TVMZ8Y2xwwcC
The Bushman Way of Tracking God: The Original Spirituality of the Kalahari … By Bradford Keeney
https://books.google.com/books?id=yhpKqtajCz4C

Rustum Kozain

http://www.kozain.com
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/11244/10/Rustum-Kozain
http://www.kwela.com/authors/2780
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/pa-past-participants/56-pa-2012/761-rustum-kozain-south-africa
http://www.pambazuka.org/governance/interview-rustum-kozain
http://badilishapoetry.com/rustum-kozain/rustum-kozain
Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0p-pTC0LZE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHQAlgkH4Mw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nhkMXkB7MA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAyepbEZc30
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uh0Ei-EHyLg

Gus Ferguson

http://badilishapoetry.com/gus-ferguson
http://scenicsouth.co.za/coffee-with-gus-ferguson-poet-and-cartoonist-in-fish-hoek
http://blakefriedmann.co.uk/gus-ferguson
http://slipnet.co.za/tag/gus-ferguson
http://bookslive.co.za/blog/2015/07/23/the-best-tribute-one-can-pay-to-a-poet-is-to-read-his-poetry-kalk-bay-books-celebrates-gus-fergusons-75th

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WKTqUd8HRA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zy8m2ic2tPA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtV5szJbjFE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aw2twCn0vZc

Adam Small
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/18033/10/Adam-Small

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJqJQvaRACY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGm6tfVfbPo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPypndsS6I4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brPbDFqIeik


Slash and Myles Kennedy: Ivory trade anywhere is a threat to elephants everywhere!

http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/slash-and-myles-kennedy-ivory-trade-anywhere-threat-elephants-everywhere
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Botswana 21st Century Poets: https://www.facebook.com/notes/john-e-ohara/poetry-train-africa-chapter-3-botswana-poetfeldt-and-regions-beyond-the-cave-of-/1050099338398807

Botswana RxR’s
http://www.botswanatourism.us/experience_botswana/railway_network_map.html
http://www.botswanarailways.co.bw/timeline
http://www.sinfin.net/railways/world/botswana.html
https://www.countries-ofthe-world.com/countries-of-africa.html
http://www.railserve.com/Passenger/Africa
http://www.seat61.com/Botswana.htm#.V2myQ7-GP-o
http://www.zum.de/whkmla/region/southafrica/xbotswana.html
http://www.ide.go.jp/English/Data/Africa_file/Company/botsuwana04.html
http://utahrails.net/articles/central-africa-railroads.php
https://africaresearchonline.wordpress.com/2015/09/24/botswana-namibia-trans-kalahari-railway
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLu9HHcfF5kol0htuxOCWTnp_QYXnxtFMK

19th Century
http://www.thuto.org/ubh/bw/bhp9.htm
http://www.everyculture.com/Bo-Co/Botswana.html

The Writings of Roualeyn Gordon Cumming:
The Lion Hunter by Roualeyn Gordon Cumming
https://books.google.com/books?id=3FgBAAAAQAAJ

Five Years of a Hunter: Life in the Far Interior of South Africa
by Roualeyn Gordon Cumming
https://archive.org/details/fiveyearsahunte00cumgoog
https://books.google.com/books?id=DF5IAAAAMAAJ

http://www.africahunting.com/threads/roualeyn-george-gordon-cumming-1820-1866-the-lion-hunter.3267
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEgFm14px_o
http://www.mmabolela.co.za/history
https://antiquarianauctions.com/lots/the-lion-hunter-of-south-africa-15741

Bessie Amelia Emery Head, known as Bessie Head
“I have observed that people who torture and trouble life is a wide radius around them, do so because they cannot come face to face either with their own errors or the errors of history.” – Bessie Head

http://thuto.org/bhead/html
http://www.englishdaily626.com/stories.php?017
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/bessie-amelia-head
http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/one-south-africas-finest-bessie-head
Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mzk-92GO3lY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZ4_l2cjeso

Modimo and the Origin of Death
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100203655
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAWdLLxci98
http://kaganof.com/kagablog/?paged=127&s=kaganof
video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAWdLLxci98

The Work of Santu Mofokeng:
https://vimeo.com/24722539
http://artthrob.co.za/04june/reviews/dkrut.html
http://cargocollective.com/santumofokeng/filter/work
http://africasacountry.com/…/ruminations-or-ruinations-in-t…
https://www.artsy.net/artist/santu-mofokeng
videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dwj-FBqKG04
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsKo2-memb0

African Mythology, A to Z
By Patricia Ann Lynch, Jeremy Roberts:
https://books.google.com/books?id=4Qiq4ps_wDIC
http://www.mythologydictionary.com/african-mythology.html
http://blackhistoryfactorfiction.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/African-Mythology-a-to-Z_2ndEdition.pdf

The Writings of Michel de Certeau:

“Far from being writers—founders of their own place, heirs of the peasants of earlier ages now working on the soil of language, diggers of wells and builders of houses—readers are travellers; they move across lands belonging to someone else, like nomads poaching their way across fields they did not write, despoiling the wealth of Egypt to enjoy it themselves.”
― Michel de Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life

Michel de Certeau: les chemins d’histoire
By Christian Delacroix, Alain Boureau
https://books.google.com/books?id=Iwg7nhqidCUC
http://www.imageandnarrative.be/inarchive/uncanny/alexdemeulenaere.htm
http://beautifultrouble.org/theory/the-tactics-of-everyday-life
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6461176.Michel_de_Certeau

videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bl2WPuC8rHs

Art and the End of Apartheid, Volume 2
By John Peffer
https://books.google.com/books?id=LGULq6uEJ6IC
https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/art-and-the-end-of-apartheid


San People
https://www.culturalsurvival.org/ourpublications/csq/article/people-great-white-lie
http://anthropology.si.edu/johnmarshall
Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4umz7CXMUM4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMqtcqDg4pg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJdtsd_Cjro
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT_XTM9MSx0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4umz7CXMUM4
http://waptiny.com/download/9wrfVbpz7QA

Tsodilo Hills, Botswana, Africa
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http://www.botswanatourism.co.bw/destination/tsodilo-hills
http://sites.coloradocollege.edu/…/tsodilo-hills-the-invisi…
http://www.africanworldheritagesites.org/…/roc…/tsodilo.html
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1021
https://www.apollon.uio.no/english/articles/2006/python-english.html
http://www.namibweb.com/tsodilo-hills.htm
http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/botswanan-cave-paintings

Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YK4OYnfu4Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44_Ltua7m1g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEtK0QQLtk0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Cshzn6SJIM
Extra:
http://www.visionaryartexhibition.com/archaic-visions/tsodilo-the-beginnings-of-a-human-world
https://www.apollon.uio.no/english/articles/2006/python-english.html
http://www.masonwinfield.com/Journal/tabid/58/EntryId/226/SAMUTCHOSO-and-the-SPIRITS.aspx
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YK4OYnfu4Q

HORN Written by Reina-Marie Loader
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3532996
HORN: An interview with Reina-Marie Loader:
http://www.cinemahumain.com/horn-an-interview-with-reina-marie-loader

Trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wh9GLCM-rU
‪#‎jointheherd‬
https://www.yearoftheelephant.org
Videos:
https://vimeo.com/85822058
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bS9Y8t1HXM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wh9GLCM-rU

MAP IVES AND RHINOS

Map Ives Appointed National Rhino Coordinator for Botswana
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https://www.facebook.com/Wilderness.friends
http://www.wilderness-safaris.com/blog/posts/map-ives-wilderness-safaris-botswana-environmental-director
http://www.mensjournal.com/magazine/one-man-s-plan-to-save-africa-s-black-rhinos-20151105

Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF2tzmsGrsc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KassjhG-RLE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iqn1_4_BrQ

Unity Dow
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_U-2tI7dwg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRdNVmh3sJ8
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/tow-past-participants/38-tow-2004/433-unity-dow-botswana
http://www.africansuccess.org/visuFiche.php?id=733&lang=en
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/tow-past-participants/38-tow-2004/433-unity-dow-botswana
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/640313.Unity_Dow
Far and Beyon’By Unity Dow
https://books.google.com/books?id=VYGHcaOCpkUC

The Wisdom of Mantsetsa Marope:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQrYdWDH98k
http://www.ibe.unesco.org/en/video/interview-dr-marope-role-modern-university-process-education
http://www.ibe.unesco.org/en/video/interview-dr-marope-importance-public-contribution-educational-system
Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auv-9ZKhh1Y
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgOu5mhPIF8

The Art of Thamsanqa “Thami” Mnyele
“Let us dip our brushes into bold colours of paint and confidence, and let us all attack our walls with murals, posters, writings, cartoons; all soaked in the conscious language of revolution. We must restore dignity to the visual arts. The writing is on the wall.”
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http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/thamsanqa-thami-mnyele
http://www.judyseidman.com/text%20thamiasartist.html
http://www.krachtvancultuur.nl/en/current/2008/november/thami
http://freedimensional.org/2011/03/thamsanqa-thami-mnyele-1948%E2%80%931985-was-both-an-artist-and-a-freedom-fighter-celebrate-20-years-of-the-thami-mnyele-foundation
https://vimeo.com/37833615
https://www.facebook.com/Thami-Mnyele-Foundation-179570805417134
http://www.thami-mnyele.nl

Medu and the Culture of Liberation
http://www.sahistory.org.za/article/medu-and-culture-liberation
http://www.judyseidman.com/Medu%20posters%20js.html
http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=24251

Mongane Wally Serote
http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/mongane-wally-serote
http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=24251
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnU7pLBi97w

Bertold Brecht
http://harpers.org/blog/2008/01/brecht-to-those-who-follow-in-our-wake
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lz6Q8SkWQDE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CFSXqAexas

Alexander McCall Smith
http://www.alexandermccallsmith.co.uk
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4738.Alexander_McCall_Smith
https://www.facebook.com/alexandermccallsmith
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1676691
Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtHqqRkTQIs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SixF4RRhts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6KZTOV-mog

The Okavango Macbeth

A chamber opera with music by Tom Cunningham to a libretto by Alexander McCall Smith. Set in the Botswana Okavango Delta, it tells a story of the struggle for power among competing baboons in their matriarchal society – thus drawing parallels with the Macbeth story.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLDw5VKlmYU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU5sX1jVwCk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLmiBUTJmjI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkl0WT3hBgk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIky7QuQSCw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2RSgGyK_-4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0fVtploVDk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V2Ax_cANko
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH7hqFxI-l0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9WwcmRBOzs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvAFhK2KRvc
http://www.okavangomacbeth.com
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/oct/04/mccall-smith-botswana-opera-macbeth

Rebecca Klein and the Cheetah Conservation Botswana
#SaveTheCheetah
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxPRY_qoR3o
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkIIhETxyXU
https://vimeo.com/54468079
https://wildnet.org/wildlife-programs/cheetah-botswana
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/big-cats-initiative/projects/cheetah-conservation-botswana
https://www.facebook.com/Cheetah-Conservation-Botswana-294580424385


Craig Packer

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Killing-of-Cecil-the-lion/429605673910484
https://www.facebook.com/Cecil-the-Lion-1634967960077848
https://www.facebook.com/ourCecil/
The Poetry of the Lion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_Bs_roakVA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZNOQxsKdtQ
http://www.botswana.co.za/Botswana_Wildlife_Behaviour-travel/lions-of-northern-botswana.html


A Book of African Writers By Dr. Badal W. Kariye
https://books.google.com/books?id=-U_SBgAAQBAJ

The Facts on File Companion to World Poetry: 1900 to the Present By R. Victoria Arana
https://books.google.com/books?id=lblcBR7uDoYC&pg=PA403

L.D. Raditladi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leetile_Disang_Raditladi
https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1G1-295446564/poetry-and-patronage-the-sociocultural-and-historical
http://uir.unisa.ac.za/bitstream/handle/10500/3176/thesis_matjila_d.pdf.txt?sequence=3
https://unisa.pure.elsevier.com/en/publications/poetry-and-patronage-the-sociocultural-and-historical-vision-of-r
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02564718.2012.676328

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CHAPTER 1 POETRY TRAIN AFRICA by John E. WordSlinger
https://johnewordslinger.wordpress.com/2015/11/23/poetry-train-africa-chapter-1-the-arrival-by-the-sea-of-darkness/</a

Chapter 2 South Africa, Meteorite Night
https://johnewordslinger.wordpress.com/2016/05/07/poetry-train-africa-chapter-2-south-africa-meteorite-night/

Chapter 3 Botswana, Poetfeldt and Regions Beyond the Cave of Prolificity
https://johnewordslinger.wordpress.com/2016/05/30/poetfeldt-and-regions-beyond-the-cave-of-prolificity

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