Gumiguru

Togara Muzanenhamo

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Carcanet Press Ltd
31 October 2014
ISBN: 9781847772572
Paperback

From the publisher

Gumiguru is the tenth month of the Shona calendar - a month of dryness and heat before the first rains fall and rejuvenate the land. Togara Muzanenhamo's second collection is a cycle of poems distilling the experiences of a decade into one calendar year, framed through the natural and agricultural landscapes of Zimbabwe. The book stands as both an elegy for the poet's father and a hymn to the veldt, the farms and villages, and the men and women whose lives are interwoven with the land and the changing seasons.