Echo Location: A Guide to Sea Point for Residents and Visitors

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Gecko Poetry, 1998 - Poetry - 100 pages
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Shading our eyes from the glare we stand still, breath held, scanning this blue country we are on the edge of, watching for a sign that we may go home. In poems written from and about a specific point at the tip of a continent, Karen Press sends out delicate and skilful soundings: where are we? who are we? where have we come from? what might we become? Never overburdened by earnestness, Echo Location takes a good look at the hard questions by means of great entertainment.

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Contents

Wherever land begins
16
100 Silk 50
30
Moonlight in Turd City
44
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Andre Kraak is research director for Human Resources Development and Science Studies in the Education, Science, and Skills Development research program at the Human Sciences Research Council. He is the author of numerous of books and journal articles, and frequently presents at international conferences. He is the coauthor of "Debating High Skills and Joined-up Policy" and "Human Resources Development Review 2003." Karen Press is a freelance editor and writer and the author of seven collections of poetry; her poems have been published in many anthologies.

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