By Rosa Lyster

Rosa Frances Lyster is a writer who lives in Cape Town. She tries her best to stay home all day and write poems about Sun Ra and Ray Smuckles.

  1. FIRST YEARS FOUND POEM The author notes that these are student answers to exam questions on Zadie Smith's On Beauty, and Camus' The Plague.   During a phone call to the house of his enemy, He speaks to the son of his enemy, Even though he is fully conscious of its futility.   He is a 57 year old white American, He is a fanatic poetry lover, He is a school dropout who actively thinks he is…

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  2. IN ANSWER TO THE QUESTION: WHAT SCENES WOULD ONE LIKE TO HAVE FILMED   Dickie Greenleaf and Tom sit for hours at the bar, It’s the one that I think is in Naples, Tom says he is sorry for the scene on the boat, Dickie laughs and says, please, these things happen.   A hand peels out from the crack in the rocks, Miranda returns thin but happy, Her hair is a mess, she is…

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