Monthly Archives: September 2018

Borges in Afrikaans

Jorge Luis Borges LECTORES De aquel hidalgo de cetrina y seca  tez y de heroico afán se conjetura  que, en víspera perpetua de aventura,  no salió nunca de su biblioteca.  Lesers Van daardie ridder met die bleek, droë gesig en … Continue reading

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Order, order!

Order, order! . Encoded in the chaos I read the order of the day: do whatever you have been conditioned to do. . I keep the life around me at bay. Some people I allow a little closer. . I … Continue reading

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Pronouncements

  Pronouncements . Prone on my back in the bath in order to examine the many intricacies of the universe, I’m prone to many distractions: somebody is washing the dishes, they make sounds like prisoners being waterboarded in Guantanamo Bay; … Continue reading

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Woelt ieder hier om verandering?

Woelt ieder hier om verandering? . Hy is ’n volkome tarentaal en dra sy spikkels met onbewuste waardigheid. Daar is geen volstruis in hom nie en hy streef hoegenaamd nie na langer bene nie. Saans roep hy sy metgeselle, ander … Continue reading

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Crazy little thing called love

Crazy little thing called love* . At the surfaces of his thoughts information flowed into infinite fractal areas. . One morning the sun was shining busily and a honeybee, among others, were hard at work on their programmed daily tasks. … Continue reading

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Verwond

Verwond Uit die kolkende, borrelende moer van die chaos kom die blom. Rondom is alles oneindig, onbestaand, maar die blom bloei vir ’n tyd wat nie begin en einde het nie in die swart modder van die moer. Die blom … Continue reading

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Haiku

Haiku 2018.09.13 Thistle seed pulls loose, journeys on the wind’s cool back – now growth’s pain and joy.

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