Today's poem is "The Other One"

from The Common

Nadine Botha was born in 1979 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, and holds an honours degree in theory of art from Rhodes University. An editor and creative journalist in Cape Town, she has seen her poems published in various magazines in South Africa, including donga, Southern Rain Poetry, Litnet, Sweet, New Coin, Ons Kleintjie, Laugh It Off, and Botsotso. She has also been featured on Poetry International.

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About The Common:

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The Common * Frost Library * Amherst College * Amherst, Mass. 01002
Poetry Editor: John Hennessy

Other poems from The Common in Verse Daily:
May 24, 2013:   "The Secret Lives of Maps" by Yvette Christiansė
December 31, 2012:   "New Hampshire Spring" by Cynthia Hogue
December 23, 2012:   "New Hampshire Spring" by Avram Kline
August 11, 2011:   "The Seastack" by Christopher DeWeese

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