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with Batsirai E Chigama, performance poet and book lover
April 08, 2013
yourself in five words?
Needs mending, broken beyond words.
the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Not to worry about what people think of me because they are busy
worrying about what I think of them too.
the most ridiculous thing you’ve ever done?
Fall in love.
is your most treasured possession?
do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
have any strange hobbies?
Umm . . . nah.
do you dislike most about your appearance?
I love every bit of me.
is your greatest extravagance?
Books, eish even when I know I am broke and I find that book I’ve
been looking for I buy it.
have you got in your fridge?
Packs of boiled round nuts, beans, chicken, pork & fish, uncooked
mealies, Kefalos Natural Yoghurt.
is your greatest fear?
have you got in your pockets right now?
Unfortunately no pockets on me today.
is your favourite journey?
Going to Murewa to see my parents, I never tire of it.
are your heroes in real life?
My mother and father.
and where were you happiest?
Have I ever been? Not yet . . .
your biggest vice?
were you like at school?
Too quiet & shy most people find it difficult to believe
I am now a performance poet.
are you doing next?
Heading for Maputo to receive my Nosside Medal and Certificate
for the Italian poetry competition I took part in, in 2012.
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