Monthly Archives: March 2016

A still life

Photo: De Waal Venter A still life . Dappled sunlight under the trees. A gnat shows itself briefly in a narrow channel of light. A beetle comes whirring in, makes a turn and exits. A very small breeze hesitantly touches … Continue reading

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Insight at a snail’s pace

Insight at a snail’s pace . His mind glides over the rough terrain of what can be perceived, his thoughts a glistening pathway of mucus. . Now open and vulnerable, the mind’s soft body moves ahead under its rippling underbelly … Continue reading

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All the same

Graphic: De Waal Venter   All the same . Two thoughts intersected and resulted in a third. This thought flew off like a bird. It settled down high in a camphor tree and looked down at the washing line. . … Continue reading

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Opaque window

Photo: De Waal Venter     Opaque window . Light has arrived through the opaque window; it walks around, peers into every corner. . Then it is finished. . It goes away to an unknown place. . More light enters … Continue reading

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Two thoughts

Graphic: De Waal Venter Two thoughts This thought is covered in tender fur; movement in the air – the fur waves languidly, the hands of a royal lady greeting the crowds. . The thought’s aroma reminds one of a dark … Continue reading

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Shakespeare never visited Cape Town

Sea Point Photo: De Waal Venter     Shakespeare never visited Cape Town When we fall down in Cape Town from the thinly populated sky in the passenger plane, there is no commotion, it is another routine flight. . The … Continue reading

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Hello happy sun

Photographic: De Waal Venter   Hello happy sun On one side of the semi-permeable membrane it is a watery world. On the other side salt sloshes in thick solution. Water pushes at the membrane, molecules force themselves through to the … Continue reading

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