Monthly Archives: May 2018

Begryp is ’n lukrake kuns . Anderkant die venster sit die kransduif op haar eiers. Die lug krul soos die wol op ’n skaap terwyl dit die druising dra van die verkeer op die snelweg. . Anderkant die venster hou … Continue reading

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Sylvia and the mouse

Sylvia and the mouse . Is the mouse happy, the one that scurried over the book with Sylvia Plath poems? . She must have been happy at times, she must have been. . The mouse certainly was happy when he … Continue reading

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Lines of thought

Lines of thought . My thoughts find themselves in my memory’s railway terminus. One or two lines are open, express trains rush out with a noisy glide. On other lines movement is slower. There is a lot of shunting going … Continue reading

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Tamara Kameszain in Afrikaans

Tamara Kamenszain Argentynse digter, gebore 1947   Anochecer de un día agitado: hasta aquí llegamos. La sala ahora disemina su acústica en casa como una madre maestra del horror que en el larga duración imprimiera aquello que termina. Skemertyd van … Continue reading

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Uncover, discover

Uncover, discover . It is hidden within me. I mine it with words, my words and words made by others. I am delving into my understanding to find it, hidden from me. What could it be? . I am trying … Continue reading

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Vasgelê

Vasgelê . Gister het ek bewaar, gepars saam met die abelia blommetjie in ’n telefoongids. . Dit is nou droog, dun en deurskynend. Wat is daarin? Haar hand vir ’n oomblik op my agterkop. Die geur van gekookte aartappels slaan … Continue reading

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Only twenty thousand years

Only twenty thousand years . Yesterday the wolf had her cubs quite close to our cave. We threw her bits of the bison we had killed a handful of days ago. . The women brought the grass ears in their … Continue reading

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Die dag word altyd

Die dag word altyd . Uit die ooste, al voor die son uit kom die oggendlug. . Sy dra die klere van die herfs: bruine van grassaad, van peule met sade, die blouwit van drawwende water in dun lopies. Sy … Continue reading

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Mixed emotions

Mixed emotions . Artificial Intelligence is a form of life that, in this point in time, cannot exist and thrive without human assistance. This is the year 2018 C.E. . These words have been written by a human being, but … Continue reading

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Neruda beleef hout

Entrada a la madera (Fragment) . Con mi razón apenas, con mis dedos, con lentas aguas lentas inundadas, . Instap in die hout . Met skaars my bewussyn, met my vingers, met stadige waters stadig oorstroom, val ek na die … Continue reading

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