Hintsa’s Ghost reads like a mirror to the society

I have listened and read one too many South African poets who burst into the scene in the last decade and failed to single out one poet as the best. But here, I pen an introduction to a book by a poet of the future. I am truly awed by the soul, the emotion, the blinding and deafening truth in Andrew K. Miller’s poetry. This is truly the work of a writer who is beyond his own generation of writers. Miller represents that lacking balance in the current spoken word poetry scene – not too nostalgic, not immature – neither ass-licking nor self-praising. He is the ultimate humble poet with the necessary substance and worth. His words are molded and not just uttered – not just figment of an imagination but often felt and experienced. Continue