53pp., paperback, Reprint, Cape Town, (1997) 2002
"...an unfailing ear for the alternation of consonants on the tongue, a turn of thinking and the ability to capture in the most delicate and individual terms devastating phenomena" Antjie Krog, author of Body Bereft
Ingrid de Kok was born in 1951 in Stilfontein, a gold mining town in what was then the Western Transvaal. She is the author of the poetry collections Familiar Ground, Seasonal Fires, new and selected poems, Terrestrial Things and Other Signs. Now retired, she worked at the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies at the University of Cape Town.