Author Feature: ABIGAIL GEORGE

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Who is Abigail George?


Background

Abigail was raised in a family of educationalists and schooled in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, Swaziland and Johannesburg.

She is an author, essayist, memoirist, a feminist, poet and short story writer. She is an aspiring novelist and playwright. She contributes to a symposium that appears bimonthly on Ovi Magazine: Finland’s English Online Magazine.


Shura

My flesh, my blood and your stem ill and bitter
Sink deep into your grave my little bold skinned flower
So small with your weak limbs heiress in your mother’s arms
You killed an angel you filthy exotic paranoid foreigner
With your orange silks, bangles at your wrists.
Known beloved, known neurotic will you ever be forgiven?
In death both of you will thrive at Ted Hughes’s bone-clinic
And you will whisper that war your majesty is a crime.
My dreamer, love poem, sonnet and my shell…

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