Ina Rousseau

Ina Rousseau (1923 – 2005) was born and died in South Africa. She published six volumes of poetry and a collection of stories. In 1995 she was awarded the Hertzog Prize, the major award for Afrikaans poetry. “Eden” comes from her first collection, Die verlate tuin (The deserted garden), published in 1954.

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Ina Rousseau (1923 – 2005) was born and died in South Africa. She published six volumes of poetry and a collection of stories. In 1995 she was awarded the Hertzog Prize, the major award for Afrikaans poetry. “Eden” comes from her first collection, Die verlate tuin (The deserted garden), published in 1954.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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