What a blind poet sees – insights from Jacques Coetzee

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Jacques Coetzee is a poet and singer-songwriter. His classical voice training and musicianship underpin the structure, lyricism and sonority of his work. (Supplied)
Jacques Coetzee is a poet and singer-songwriter. His classical voice training and musicianship underpin the structure, lyricism and sonority of his work. (Supplied)

World Sight Day (14 October) offers poetry lovers the chance to become familiar with remarkable poet Jacques Coetzee, who won the Afrikaans category of the 2020 AVBOB Poetry Competition and published his poetry debut, An Illuminated Darkness, with uHlanga Press. The collection also appeared in braille, with Blind SA making it available online for print-disabled readers. It is also available online as an audio book.

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