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Barolong Seboni

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Barolong Seboni

Barolong Seboni, born in Kanye, Botswana, earned a master’s degree in English Literature at the University of Wisconsin. He has published several poems and his work has been translated into Italian, Spanish, Korean, and Setswana. A former visiting writer at the Scottish Poetry Library and the University of Iowa’s International Writers’ Program, he is the co-founder of the University of Botswana Writers’ Workshop and the Writers’ Association of Botswana.

AIDS

how cruel
these modern times…

we make love
in ignorance

and at birth
a terrible

new death

is born