Monthly Archives: December 2016

Unavoidable

    Unavoidable . Filtering my thoughts today results in coppery strands spun out towards the horizon. . Delicate fingers of Euterpe touch and then glide over the strings. Music emerges, flows like blood through the arteries of reality. . … Continue reading

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A falcon that defies time

Photo: De Waal Venter . A falcon that defies time . We are feasting our eyes on the seeming abundance of time stretching around us as far as we can see, vibrantly green mealie fields that grow with almost audible … Continue reading

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Current state of mind

Photographic: De Waal Venter Current state of mind. . There were very few sounds in the house. It was three o’ clock in the afternoon. Electricity flowed silently through the wires of the fridge and disappeared into a completely unknown … Continue reading

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There is no bus stop

There is no bus stop . It is not quiet in the omnibus as we travel along. The stomachs of elephants rumble conversationally. Whales bleat weird underwater sentences. Cell phones punch bright tunes into the long-suffering silence. . There is … Continue reading

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Pablo Neruda skryf oor eenheid

Photografika: De Waal Venter . UNIDAD Pablo Neruda . Hay algo denso, unido, sentado enel fondo, repitiendo su número, su señal idéntica. . Eenheid . Daar is iets wat dig is, verenig, daar op die agtergrond, dit herhaal sy getal, … Continue reading

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Description of an unpainted painting

Photographic: De Waal Venter . Description of an unpainted painting Large blue blocks glide ponderously along muted orange threads towards a darker area in hues of purple, brown and sepia. A sienna shape, resembling a bird carved out of wood … Continue reading

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Animal talk

Animal talk Birds of prey some of song, those that meticulously pick tiny seeds from the ground and grass, those that drive their hard beaks into the yielding bodies of fat caterpillars. Jackals with their loping gait, their sense of … Continue reading

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