Monthly Archives: August 2016

Degrees of comfort

Photo: De Waal Venter .   Degrees of comfort . Most of the heat I generated last night has now dissipated. Perhaps a fraction has remained, trapped under the duvet. . Some of that heat took the shape of a … Continue reading

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Mulling over a mulberry

Mulberry inflorescence Photo: De Waal Venter .   Mulling over a mulberry . My pen is well-behaved today. It does not attempt to write what it thinks. It dutifully writes what I think. . Human beings are self-conscious, I think. … Continue reading

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State of bliss

Photographic: De Waal Venter .   State of bliss . Sometimes the pen in my hand seems to rebel and it moves in my grip. The point refuses to write the word In intend to write. It writes “heaven”. . … Continue reading

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Is lig wit?

Fotografika: De Waal Venter . Is lig wit? . Maandagoggend ontdek die kleurkonsultant toe kleur. . Haar wit emalje bad, ontdek sy met ’n skok, is nie wit nie. . Dit is gedrapeer in hoofsaaklik verskeie grys skakerings. Aan die … Continue reading

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Needless to say

Photographic: De Waal Venter . Needless to say . Doctor Charlie Ply and his colleague, Doctor Charmaine Braitwaith, had the scientific world in a tizz with their powerful new theory about the nature of matter, sub atomic entanglement, the nature … Continue reading

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Getting through

The skin of water Photo: De Waal Venter .   Getting through . Thinner than the skin of water the boundary between you and the gray stolidness off granite; the boundary between the patterns of your thoughts that shape and … Continue reading

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Mind edge

Photographic: De Waal Venter . Mind edge . The blade of his mind pushed in between the two layers of Wednesday. The top part was already quite noisy: cars being started, computers humming into life, breakfast plates slid into sinks. … Continue reading

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