Monthly Archives: July 2017

Die onmoontlike Anne Vegter

LICHTHEID VAN DE NACHT Anne Vegter en ik droomde iets dat me aan de nacht klonk toen koffie en de crüesli . . . Al past smaak bij een woord en de naam al een hele mond vol: is your … Continue reading

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Vergelykbare vertalings

‘n Vriend het my daarop gewys dat min Suid-Afrikaners Sweeds verstaan. Vir die meeste lesers is dit dus nie moontlik om vergelykings te tref en te oordeel hoe getrou vertalings in Afrikaans uit Sweeds is nie. Vandag publiseer ek dus drie haikoe met Duitse … Continue reading

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Blues

Blues . Everything is blue. The sky, of course, but also the veins in my arm. . If it is true that everything is blue, then the piano’s keys are a very light blue, except those that are a very … Continue reading

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Wood for thought

Wood for thought . White Sky kneels and bends over us. Her breath comes and goes, converses with the trees about the nature of growth. . I look up at her smooth, curving body. Her navel, near the horizon, is … Continue reading

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Sans peur et sans reproche

Sans peur et sans reproche . Rummaging in my junk DNA, which isn’t really junk, by the way, I came across some that used to enable me to fly. . It was rather enjoyable, the salty sea wind in my … Continue reading

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Indecisive electron

Indecisive electron . At this point in the integrated circuit I have a choice to turn left or to go right. I can even proceed straight ahead. . I cannot tell what the outcome would be of any of the … Continue reading

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M size vest

M size vest . The West is something I put on in the morning. The letters I use to more or less corral the thoughts I want to offer all of you were shaped in the West in primitive form: … Continue reading

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