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written by: Bene Kusendila


All her colours shown.

The wind shrugs them off, naked.

Awe-inspiring fall.

Bene Kusendila

Bene Kusendila

Benedicte Kusendila used to be a member of the South-African Afrikaans Writers Guild ("Afrikaanse Skrywersvereniging"). She received an M.A. in Germanic Languages, English and Applied Linguistics, from the Catholic University of Louvain and holds an M.Phil-degree in Education and Applied Language Studies from the University of Cape Town. Her poems and short stories have been published in various international online magazines and have also appeared in printed literary journals throughout the USA since 2015. Sewn In Red, her debut poetry collection was published with Rad Publishing (2017). Benedicte was longlisted for the 2017 Cosmonauts Avenue Poetry Prize and has performed on festivals and poetry days in Belgium and Europe. She is currently touring with the K{no}whate collective, while working on a second manuscript.
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