Monthly Archives: November 2016

Fernando Pessoa in Cape Town

Fernando Pessoa . Fernando Pessoa in Cape Town . Everybody slept except the boy with Portuguese parents. . He walked down the street, wet with darkness and listened to his soft footsteps. . I am not walking here, he said … Continue reading

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Comfort zone

Photographic: De Waal Venter . Comfort zone . He lived within his frame. . It was his body and his mind. . Most of the time he knew that this was everything. This was his whole life and reality in … Continue reading

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Meaningful nyala

    Nyala . Meaningful nyala . I thought about meaning and at that moment it disappeared. . I had seen the nyala clearly among the trees. I could see the white stripes on its back, the slowly curving horns, … Continue reading

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Dood en lewe: Jacques Roubaud

Foto: Alix Roubaud . IDENTITÉ Jacques Roubaud Quelle identité serait tienne, de ta mort ? tu es, diraient certains, la tombe et son dedans,                et la pierre tombale avec ton nom mais cela … Continue reading

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Hart van ‘n kappertjie

Ek gaan nie by hierdie foto’s van die hart van ‘n kappertjie ‘n gedig plaas nie. Die hartstog van die rooi, die lewenslus van die verskeie soorte geel, die vreugdevolle, spontane waaiervorms, die liefderike groen greep van die kelkblare, is … Continue reading

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Jacques Roubaud in Afrikaans

Jacques Roubaud .   Que le monde était là Jacques Roubaud M’endormant je voyais que le monde était là, le monde et tout ce qui s’ensuit Dat die wêreld daar was Toe ek aan die slaap raak, sien ek die … Continue reading

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Conversation with Yanni

“The Muse” Oil. Gabriel de Cool . Conversations with Yanni* Between seconds . Yanni entered without knocking and sat down sideways in the armchair; she was obviously not planning to stay long. . Take this down, she said and lifted … Continue reading

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