Awaking to freedom

The need for freedom seems to be a human need. Freedom is often used in demonstrations, in discussions, in ugly stand-offs, in signed papers. But what is our present when we long for freedom? What will be our future when we desire freedom? Freedom from what? Freedom to do what? The South African poet Athol … Continue reading Awaking to freedom

athol williams wins the 2015

Good news for the poet Athol Williams. He wons an important prize, to which the name of the South African writer Sol T. Plaatje has been attached. Sol T. Plaatje wrote over a hundred years ago and he has played an important role in those days.