Monthly Archives: April 2016

Tranströmer in die Sweedse nag

Natboksblad . Jag landsteg en majnatt i ett kyligt månsken där gräs och blommor var grå men doften grön. Tomas Tranströmer. Nagboekbladsy . Een Meinag het ek aan land gestap in die koel maanskyn waar die gras en blomme grys … Continue reading

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Nothing something, one thing

Pablo Picasso   Nothing, something, one thing . If you have a zero you do not have much if you look at it one way. If you look at it another way you have very much: the sun, the zero-shaped … Continue reading

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Living heat

Living heat Fever tree, you stand there burning, burning through your life. Your green trunk slowly writhes in the sun as you burn through your life. You push out thorns, open your flowers, ripen your pods as you burn through … Continue reading

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Grandson

Contained thinking The glass contains only air. Water could be poured into it. It could be filled with the juice of an orange. Perhaps, if one could find some, and if it does exist, a dram of ambrosia could be … Continue reading

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Contained thought

Photo: De Waal Venter   Contained thinking The glass contains only air. Water could be poured into it. It could be filled with the juice of an orange. Perhaps, if one could find some, and if it does exist, a … Continue reading

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Decision-making process

Decision-making process . The herd discussed the matter; there were many different opinions and few agreed with each other. Slowly the large bull with swinging dewlap and so forth gathered support. Quite a few heifers saw his point and a … Continue reading

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Wat Neruda nie kan vergeet nie

Pablo Neruda   Dit kan nie vergeet word nie . As julle my vra waar ek was moet ek antwoord, “Dinge gebeur net”. Ek moet vertel hoe die grond die klippe verdonker, van die rivier wat vloeiend leegloop: ek weet net … Continue reading

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