She walked into the open sea.
She never came back, alive.
A life tormented. A young life.
A broken relationship with her father, a politician in the days of apartheid.
Nelson Mandela quoted one of her poems.
Her name is Ingrid Jonker, she tuned words into poetry.
She is yearly honoured by giving her name to a poetry prize.
This year the winner is Karin Schimke.