Monthly Archives: June 2018

Neruda en diktators

La United Fruit Co. Pablo Neruda . Cuando sonó la trompeta, estuvo todo preparado en la tierra y Jehová repartió el mundo . Die United Fruit Co. . Toe die trompet geskal het, is alles op die aarde gereed gemaak … Continue reading

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Chiselling through dimensions

Chiselling through dimensions . It took considerable chiselling to create the hole through which we could peer. We didn’t have a wide angle of vision, but we could see a lot. . A creature in long white and gray fur … Continue reading

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Verdra

Verdra . Wanneer ek raak aan die rotse voel ek hoe die aarde sy rug effens uitrek, ’n hond wat meer vra van die vrywende hand. . Ek voel die lopies en riviere onophoudelik afloop, altyd afdraand. . Wanneer ek … Continue reading

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Day reader

Day reader De Waal Venter This particular day is rather unique as it emerges from a freshly-slit orange from which warm light pours in a riptide. . Not much has happened yet, but the marching minutes ahead are fraught with … Continue reading

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Living room

Living room . A series of hollows: . One contains a bed, a valve between worlds. Another contains a bath, a toilet, a washbasin where cast-off body residues are washed away down pipes and canals. . There is a hollow … Continue reading

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Shaped feelings

Shaped feelings Shaped feelings . How does one feel about those things in the world that seem wrong, and those that seem right? . There is a feeling in an oblong shape. It is, of course, three-dimensional – the horizontal … Continue reading

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Coral Bracho in Afrikaans

Detrás de la cortina Coral Bracho Detrás de la cortina hay un mundo de calma, detrás del verde espeso el remanso, la profunda quietud. Agter die gordyn Agter die gordyn is ’n wêreld van kalmte, agter daardie groen ’n skuilplek, … Continue reading

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