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Rhodes Fell

Rhodes tripped on the steps and fell
Rhodes skid on a piece of soap in the shower and fell
Rhodes slipped from the window of the tenth floor of Caledon Square and fell
Rhodes accidentally broke his ribs and cracked his skull in his prison cell and fell
Rhodes drowned in the shower and fell
Rhodes provoked defensive police action and fell
Rhodes choked on Madiba magic and fell
Rhodes fell.
— colony

Author

  • Adam Haupt writes about film, media, culture and copyright law. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town and is the author of Stealing Empire: P2P, Intellectual Property and Hip-Hop Subversion (HSRC Press, 2008) and Static: Race & Representation in Post-Apartheid Music, Media & Film (HSRC Press, 2012). In 2010, he was a Mandela Mellon Fellow at Harvard University's W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research.

2 Comments

  1. Too Black Too Black 10 April 2015

    Nice poem creative

  2. Nonjongo Nonjongo 14 April 2015

    Great stuff!!!

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