»The graves are young these days, dug in hardened earth that all too quick resigns its belly-stones, tempted by too sweet a barter-trade. «
from The Unsown in Intwasa Poetry
Deon was born in Bulawayo in 1978. He has studied Accounting Science, Classical Studies and Ancient History, as well as piano and viola. Deon has had poems published in the three anthologies of Short Writings from Bulawayo and in Long Time Coming and his collection of poetry, Sonatas, won a National Arts Merit Award as well as the 2005 Zimbabwe Book Publishers Association Award for best poetry or drama.
amaBooks writings by Deon Marcus
Poetry collection: Sonatas. Poems: The Erl-king, Prima Donna and The Apple Tree in Short Writings from Bulawayo, Our ‘Notre Dame’ in Short Writings from Bulawayo II, Metaphysica in Short Writings from Bulawayo III, A Dialogue, Love, Root and Rain, There is Something and Unsown in Intwasa Poetry, and Study in Blue in Long Time Coming