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DocArchive: How My Country Speaks - Part Two

March 25th, 2011

Episode 48 of 1433 episodes

"It just takes 26 letters to create the universe, the word is dismantled and then reassembled through the lens of a pen and verse." The South African poet Lebo Mashile contemplates the role of poetry in her country.

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