Happy Melancholic

Happy Melancholic

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Godfrey C. Luyt's work covers themes such as loss of innocence,traumatic life experience,suffering and survival through a range of topics including the devastation of Apartheid-entrenched poverty,the personal impact of HIV/AIDS,familial & societal disintegration.He writes about homelessness,street life and often ponders negative extremes in relation to childhood,offspring and the redeeming powers of love and friendship. In this debut anthology,the author explores his constant search of "the truth" in a world,which he regards as a delusional reality.The author also touches on everyday issues,such as love and loss.His humanitarian and social activist nature comes out strongly in his poetry.Some of his poems might come across as controversial,but the author should be commended for his honesty and directness.Considering English is not the author's first language,this might not be a literary work of genius,but the messages will touch everyone who will read these poems.
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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 148.08 x 209.8 x 3.56mm | 131.54g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0557099927
  • 9780557099924

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