Sapardi’s words pull in new generations

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About Sapardi Djoko Damono,
Written by Evi Mariani, and was originally published in Jakarta Post,
Sep 04, 2005


Veteran poet Sapardi Djoko Damono is as cool right now as he was 10, 20 and 30 years ago. Earlier this month on the night of the launch of his latest book, Before Dawn, the young and sexy actress, Cornelia Agatha, asked if she could pose with him for a picture. But the starlet, who usually has throngs of fans wanting to stand next to her, had to wait her turn — Sapardi had a long line of well-wishers.

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